Anaerobic Digester and Operations Building Rehabilitation Project Update

The Anaerobic Digester and Operations Building Rehabilitation Project at the wastewater treatment facility, which began in December 2017, is now complete. The 6-million dollar project was initiated to replace aged and deteriorated infrastructure, to improve operations and personnel safety, and to prepare for future treatment requirements. Much of the electrical equipment upgrades were necessary to […]

Safety Tips by Fire Marshal Andrea Testa: Plug into Extension Cord Safety

During the holiday season, families often string together extension cords without a second thought—after all, all cords are created equal, right? Think again. Just because the extension cord has the length to reach the outlet across the room, it doesn’t mean it’s the right one for the task at hand. If the tool, appliance or […]

Renewable Energy Planning

100% Renewable Energy use in a community – is it possible? The answer at the Renewable Energy Public Workshop for residents of the West Chester Area was a resounding “YES”.   Worldwide, the energy industry is undergoing one of the most dramatic transformations in history, with changes in networked power delivery, distributed generation, and cost trends […]

Construction Project Updates

The Woodlands at Greystone Construction Update:  Construction commenced in August 2018 on The Woodlands at Greystone residential subdivision project.  The project is situated on 433 acres between Pottstown Pike, Phoenixville Pike and the Rt. 322 Bypass. The project received Final Plan Approval in 2016.  Construction includes installation of all public infrastructure, including six miles of roads, […]

Comprehensive Plan Update

Through the hard work of the Township’s Comprehensive Plan Task Force since October 2017, the Final Plan is now under Act 247 review by West Goshen’s neighboring municipalities, the West Chester Area School District and the Chester County Planning Commission. The Plan will be on the May 30, 2019 Board of Supervisors agenda for discussion […]

Electric Charging Stations in West Goshen

The Township is applying for grant funding to install two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Township Building at 1025 Paoli Pike and two charging stations at the Township’s Community Park, located at 1023 Fernhill Road. If the grant application is successful, the EV charging stations will be installed in Spring 2020.

West Goshen Installs an Enhanced Treatment System to Reduce Phosphorous

Phosphorous is a nutrient that increases plant growth and also helps the crops, but it is not conducive to the aquatic system because it causes preferential growth of plants over other wildlife which is known as eutrophication.  A significant consequence of eutrophication can be algal blooms (cyanobacteria) in streams, rivers and lakes, some of which […]