Public Works & Utilities Department

The Public Works & Utilities Department 
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consists of a variety of different divisions with a common goal of providing vital city services to citizens of Elkhart. These divisions operate and maintain the City's storm water conveyance system, drinking water supply and distribution system, wastewater collection system, and wastewater treatment.

At the Public Works & Utilities Department, our Mission is:

  1. To serve as a reliable provider of City services
  2. To provide these services at a reasonable cost
  3. To maintain a customer focus
  4. To serve as a steward of our natural resources for future generations
  5. To foster professional excellence

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    Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese announced today that the city has submitted multiple paving projects – totaling $2 million – to the Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT) Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG).
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    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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