Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The public is invited to attend Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman’s Holiday Open House Wednesday, December 19, 2–4 p.m., at his office, City Hall, 202 S. Fifth St. Guests are asked to remember the homeless among us this Christmas season; items will be collected to be distributed by local helping agencies.... more
Monday, December 3, 2018
NIPSCO is relocating the electric utilities at River Race Drive for the River Art Development, and is needing an extra two weeks to complete the project. The closure of River Race Drive from Jefferson Street north to the east/west alley has been extended until Friday, December 21. more
Monday, December 3, 2018
Kercher Road (CR 38) will be open to traffic today, but the speed limit has been changed temporarily for this winter. Construction for phase A1 of the Kercher Road project is nearing completion for the year. Due to delays, the contractor was not able to complete paving the final surface layer... more
As required by 327 IAC 5-2.1-6(1) (Combined Sewer Overflow Public Notification Rule), communities with combined sewer overflows (CSOs) are required to offer public notification when CSOs are discharging. The City of Goshen is one of Indiana’s communities with CSOs that are covered by the law.
All of Goshen’s Combined Sewer Overflows are located on the Elkhart River at 705 Indiana Avenue.
CSOs may occur when the capacity of the wet weather detention facility and the wastewater treatment plant are exceeded, due to rainfall, snowmelt, total loss of power, etc. When this occurs, the excess stormwater and sanitary sewage is discharged to the river through combined sewer overflows. The greatest impacts of discharges from CSOs are associated with bacteria in the untreated sewage and in the stormwater run-off. Bacteria levels in the river can rise for several days following a CSO discharge.
The City of Goshen offers local media sources, affected public and other interested persons an alert notification via e-mail when CSOs are discharging or when there is a likelihood that discharges may occur.
Clean waterways are a priority for the City of Goshen. The City is implementing many projects to improve our waterway and to reduce combined sewer overflows. These efforts include expanding and modernizing our wastewater treatment plant and improving the sewage collection system.
If you wish to subscribe/unsubscribe to this notification via email, please visit www.goshenindiana.org and click on Government-Departments-Wastewater-CSO Notice.