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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURES

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Norfolk Southern will be closing the railroad crossings at N. Cottage Avenue and E. Monroe Street from Monday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 7. Both crossings might not be closed at the same time, but Norfolk Southern has not specified exact dates or timeframes for when each crossing will be worked... more

ROAD CLOSURE: BLACKPORT DRIVE

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Blackport Drive will be closed for one day only Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, due to water main construction crossing the intersection of Blackport and Lincoln Avenue. Construction crews will keep the closure as short as possible. While Blackport is closed, through-traffic from Monroe Street needing... more

CITY OF GOSHEN WORKING WITH MACOG TO DESIGNATE NEW TROLLEY ROUTES

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The City of Goshen is working with the Michiana Area Council of Governments to expand public transit service within the community—and is inviting all Goshen residents to take a survey to help gather community input. MACOG will conduct a Goshen Transit Expansion Study to identify and study potential... more

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LAST brush pickup

Monday, September 28, 2020

During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83445903169

Shade Tree Board

Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:00pm

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.

   

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

 

 

 

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 2020 Consumer Confidence Report below:

 PUBLIC NOTICE: Information about your drinking water. 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 of the page)

  Call before you Dig! Indiana 811

 Water meter replacement

 Reemplazo de contadores de agua