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

Public Outreach & Education!

The Public Works & Utilities Department offers many projects to educate the community on protecting our valuable resources.  Be sure to check out our Public Outreach & Education page for more information and links these projects.  

Cross Connection Control Policy 

Construction Specifications for City of Elkhart

2019 Excavation Contractor Registration Application

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Mike Machlan,
Engineering Service Manager & City Engineer

1201 S Nappanee St
Elkhart, IN 46516
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  • Phone:  (574) 293-2572
  • Phone:  (574) 264-4273
  • TTY/TDD:  (800) 743-3333
  • Business Fax:  (574) 293-7658
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  • Hours: M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm
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