Utilities & Telecommunications

Utilities & Telecommunications

New Hampton Economic Development works in partnership with its utility service providers to meet the needs of business and industry. Our partners provide site location and expansion assistance, financial incentive packaging, competitive rate offerings, location/infrastructure analysis and other important services to help your business expand your horizons in New Hampton.

Electric

The City of New Hampton owns and operates an electric generation, transmission and distribution system. Businesses located in our community benefit from the City's highly competitive commercial and industrial rates. For more information and rates, visit the City of New Hampton's Utilities Page.

The community is also served by two Rural Electric Cooperatives (REC)--Butler County REC and Hawkeye Tri-County REC. The RECs provide an impressive array of business development and energy-related services to meet the unique needs of businesses they serve including low-interest loans to qualified applicants, distribution and transmission reliability, energy efficiency audits, back-up generation, and engineering/site location assistance. Visit their economic development websites for more information on services available to new and expanding businesses:



The RECs are members of Iowa Area Development Group, the marketing and economic development agency for over 80 member-owned electric cooperatives and utilities throughout the state. IADG's team of economic development professionals work with the local REC and communities they serve to provide valuable resources and assistance on issues related to business expansion and location. Visit IADG's website for more information on their programs and services.

Natural Gas

Black Hills Energy provides natural gas service to our community. Black Hills Energy's company-wide economic development team helps us organize, plan and implement local community programs that support business development and expansion. To learn more about Black Hills Energy's services, visit their website.

Water/Sewer

New Hampton has a municipally-owned water system. Waste water plant capacity is 2.3 million gallons per day. Water tower storage capacity is 800,000 gallons.

To better serve its customers, the City completed a major expansion of its wastewater treatment facility. The project expanded the capacity of the treatment system by approximately 50 percent, as well as greatly enhancing the efficiency of the treatment process. The wastewater treatment plant's daily flow is 600,000 to 700,000 gallons per day and the design flow is 2.3 million gallons per day. For more information and rates, visit the City of New Hampton's Utilities Page.

Telecommunications

We recognize access to advanced telecommunications services is important for your business to stay competitive. Working with our local telecommunications utility company, we strive to provide our industries with telecommunications solutions for their business needs. Windstream offers a comprehensive line of products and services including local telephone service, long distance plans, Internet service (including DSL high-speed Internet), telephone equipment and other services. Headquartered in Newton, Iowa, the company maintains a regional office and warehouse in New Hampton. Our businesses appreciate the local, personal touch in services they receive from Windstream. For more information on Windstream's telecommunications services visit their website.

News

Chickasaw County Fair Queen Competition Seeking Candidates

Posted: Tue, June 19, 2018
The Chickasaw County Fair Queen competition is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Chickasaw County Fair Queen.

Young ladies between the ages of 16-21, residing in Chickasaw County and/or have active involvement in Chickasaw County, and be involved in a leadership or service organization (church group, Girl Scouts, 4H, FFA, school council) are encouraged to apply.  Eligibility is not limited by 4H or FFA membership.
    
The Chickasaw County Fair Queen will receive a $250 scholarship and Alternate Fair Queen will receive $100 scholarship.  The queen's responsibilities will include being at the Chickasaw County achievement show, and attending the BIG 4 Fair in Nashua, representing Chickasaw County at the IA State Fair, and various events throughout the year in Chickasaw County.  

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, June 22, and can be found at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/chickasaw/application-forms, or by contacting fair queen coordinator, Megan Mueterthies at meissenmegan@gmail.com.  Interviews will be held at the Pub in New Hampton, on Tuesday, June 26th at 5:00pm.  Queen Coronation will be held at the Chickasaw County Achievement Awards Program on Sunday, July 15th at 6:00pm.

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ATEK Metal Technologies Announces Expansion

Posted: Wed, June 6, 2018
New Hampton's ATEK Metal Technologies announced on Tuesday that they're nearly doubling in size.

President Tom Christie says, "We added 40 percent to our low pressure permanent mold casting capacity to keep up with our accelerating growth."

ATEK is adding robotic de-gating and debuting of castings, which will be operational in July.

The expansion includes a 96-hundred square-foot addition and company officials say the 140 workforce will grow in the coming years.
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Job Fair!

Posted: Fri, April 20, 2018

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