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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct Community Interviews 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The City of Goshen strives to take the best care for residents and to ensure our drinking water meets all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) safety requirements.  As part of this process, the EPA will conduct community interviews in Goshen... more

2024 Spring brush pick-up begins April 22

Monday, April 15, 2024

The City of Goshen Street Department will begin the Spring brush pick-up on Monday, April 22, and will run until Friday, May 3, 2024. Please have any yard brush and leaves out before the start date to ensure pick-up. Leaf and brush piles placed in alleyways will not be picked up. Because of the large... more

Beautify Goshen Week 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will offer additional disposal services from Saturday, April 27, to Saturday, May 4, to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is only available during this... more

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RESCHEDULE: Board of Aviation Commissioners

Monday, April 22, 2024, 2:00pm

City Council

Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81652777559 or call +1 305 224 1968, Webinar ID: 816 5277 7559. Comments are no longer taken online. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81652777559

Shade Tree Board

Monday, April 22, 2024, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Water & Sewer

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Kent Holdren,
Superintendent of Water Treatment and Sewer Collection

Oversees operation of the Water Treatment, Water Distribution and Sewer Collection system. Kent Holdren has been with the Water Department since March of 1990 and holds certifications in Water Treatment 3 (WT3), Distribution System Large (DSL), from the state of IN. and Wastewater Collection System Operator Class CS-II.

   

Marvin Shepherd,
Water Quality Manager

Oversees all aspects of the water plant system. Maintenance of all pumps and motors, well cleaning. Ordering chemicals for the treatment of the water. We have 5 generators that assures the people of Goshen have safe drinking water.  Marv Shepherd has been with the Water department since May 1994. 


Water Operators
There are 3 water treatment operators that run tests everyday day of the week 365 days of the year as well as monitor the plant 24 hours a day with remote monitoring equipment. They are responsible for collection of water samples in the distribution system as well as both of our water treatment facilities that are tested in our lab. And outside certified labs. They run and maintain the S.C.A.D.A. (supervisory control and data acquisition) system. They go out in the public and respond to concerns about water quality. They collect 35 bact-t samples every month and send those to a certified lab.

308 North 5th Street.
Open: Monday - Friday,
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
574-534-5306

  Contact the Goshen Water/Sewer Department by E-mail.

After hours answering service: 574-238-0723 this number is for EMERGENCIES only.

  Billing Office related Information.

Locations

The Goshen Water Department has two ground water treatment plants: the North Plant (located at 308 North 5th Street) and the Kercher Plant (located at 1513 Eisenhower.)

Facts

Hardness: 20 Grains per gallon
Iron: .003 Parts Per Million
Fluoride: .80 Parts Per Million
Manganese: .003 Parts Per Million

 NEW: Fall Flushing 2018 map and schedule

 

 

 

Nick Hornish
Water Distribution/Sewer Maintenance

Nick Assists the Maintenance Supervisor in ensuring all daily tasks are accomplished throughout the day. Nick has a great background in rebuilding our hydrants throughout the city and our new leak detection system that the city uses to control water loss.  

 

Water Distribution/Sewer Collection Maintenance Crew

The Goshen Water Distribution/Sewer Maintenance Crews strive to uphold customer service to the highest standard. Our maintenance crews are ready and available 24 hours a day to tackle any water and sewer related emergencies. We maintain 147.80 miles of sanitary sewer, 55.94 miles of storm sewer, 197.88 miles of water main, and 1341 fire hydrants throughout the city. Our department's employees strive to continue providing the city of Goshen residents with quality water and customer service.

Read the 2020 Consumer Confidence Report below:

 PUBLIC NOTICE: Information about your drinking water. You posted Sept. 18, 2020.

 Past Consumer Confidence Reports 

 City Of Goshen Water/Sewer Billing Ordinances ( this will redirect you to the billing office. This info is at the bottom right of the page)

  Call before you Dig! Indiana 811

 Water meter replacement

 Reemplazo de contadores de agua