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Sewer Department camera truck gets new look

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In recognition of World Water Day the City of Goshen Stormwater Department would like to announce the new look for the Sewer Department’s Camera Truck. This stormwater message reminds those who see it that each of us has a role to play in preventing stormwater pollution. Remember “Only Rain Down... more

Mayor Stutsman announces Year of Goodness

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman is proud to designate March 2017 through March 2018 as the Year of Goodness in Goshen. This Year is a way to remind residents of all the great things that happen in our community. During this Year Mayor Stutsman will recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that... more

BOIL ORDER ON E. WASHINGTON

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a boil order is being issued because of Water Main Construction.  The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires the Water Utility to issue a boil water order for the affected area of: On Washington between S 7th and S 10th. Once two (2) consecutive water... more

Upcoming Events All Events »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, March 27, 2017, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:00am

Report-A-Polluter

24 Hour Emergency Spill Contact — Call 911

For emergency spills that are large, hazardous, or may enter a waterway, contact Elkhart County Emergency Dispatch at 911. Emergency responders will determine whether the Elkhart County Health Department and/or the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) should be contacted.

Report-A-Polluter — City of Goshen

The City of Goshen Stormwater Department is responsible for identifying and eliminating illicit sources of pollution within our community. The Stormwater Department needs the help of each citizen to identify pollutant sources. Storm inlets, pipes, and ditches are meant to carry "clean" stormwater away from our roadways to permit safe passenger travel, but this infrastructure also provides an easy path for pollution to reach our valuable waterways. Discharging anything other than clean water on to the ground where it can enter a storm sewer or discharge directly into storm sewer poses an environmental concern and needs to be reported. Common sources of pollution to storm sewers include contaminated runoff from construction sites, concrete truck washouts, dumping of paint and other household wastes, draining used oil, grass clippings, and RV holding tank, or port-a-john releases. 

To report a stormwater pollution concern to the City of Goshen, please contact the Stormwater Department at 574-534-2201, click here, click on the Report an Issue button at the top of this page and fill out the Stormwater form, or email Jason Kauffman, stormwater coordinator for the City of Goshen.

Thank you very much for your help in keeping our community clean.