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.
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.
The community is also served by two Rural Electric Cooperatives (REC)--Butler County REC and MiEnergy Cooperative. 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 New Hampton Municipal Utility as well as 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.
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.
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.