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SEPTEMBER 19 COUNCIL MEETING CANCELED

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Due to a lack of agenda the City Council meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. has been canceled. more

BOIL ORDER: MAIN STREET FROM PIKE TO MIDDLEBURY

Monday, September 18, 2017

On Monday September 18, 2017, the water main was shut off to repair a main break; a boil order is being issued when water comes back on. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires the Water Utility to issue a boil water order for the affected area Once two (2) consecutive water... more

SOLARIZE GOSHEN UPDATE

Monday, September 18, 2017

At least 45 contracts have been signed through the Solarize initiative in Goshen and South Bend, with people weighing decisions for about 50 more projects before the Sept 30th signing deadline for 2017 installations. MORE ROOM IN SOLARIZE FOR 2018: What if you missed the chance to attend the... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 25, 2017, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, September 25, 2017, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meeting

Tuesday, September 26, 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.