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GOSHEN UTILITY BUSINESS OFFICE NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Goshen Utility Business Office walk-up counter (203 S. 5th St.) is now open to the public during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. By order of the Elkhart County Health Department, face coverings are required in public. Please wear a mask when entering the... more

OFFICES CLOSED: INDEPENDENCE DAY

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Trash collection remains on a regular schedule. Residents are asked to put their trash out on their usual day and time. more

JUNE BRUSH PICKUP

Friday, June 26, 2020

Due to the special brush pickup June 15, following the storm that brought down tree limbs through parts of the City, the Goshen Street Department's regular end-of month brush pickup for June was pushed back to begin the week of July 6, 2020. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department... more

Upcoming Events All »

City Council meeting

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 6:00pm

To access the live stream of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82220213325

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00pm

To access the live stream of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82568247058

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 3:00pm

Water & Sewer

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* For more information, click on the  located throughout the page.

   

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.

   

Steve Cripe,
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.  Steve Cripe has been with the Water department since January 1981. He has read meters, installed them, worked on the  Distribution/Sewer Maintenance Crew. in August of 1988 he was promoted to Water Quality Manager. Steve has his Certification for Water Treatment 3 (WT3) and Distribution System Large (DSL) and was a vital part of the S.C.A.D.A. upgrade in 2010. 


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

 

 

 

John Hutsell
Water Distribution/Sewer Maintenance Supervisor

Oversees and schedules day to day operation of the Water and Sewer Distribution Maintenance crews. Attends construction meetings to assist in city utility projects. John Hutsell has been with the Water/Sewer Department since August 2004 and takes great pride in helping maintain the City's Water/Sewer distribution system for the residents of Goshen. John also has his Distribution System Large (DSL) from the state of IN.

 

Nick Hornish
Water Distribution/Sewer Maintenance

Nick Assists the Maintenance Supervisor in making sure all daily tasks are being accomplished throughout the day. Nick has a a great backround on rebuilding our hydrants through out the city as well as our new leak detection system that the city is using 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 2018 Consumer Confidence Report below:

 NEW 2019 Consumer Confidence Report. 

 Past Consumer Confidence Reports 

 NUEVO Lea el Informe de Confianza del Consumidor 2019

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

  Call before you Dig! Indiana 811

 Water meter replacement

 Reemplazo de contadores de agua