Sign up for Utility Services


The City of Northwood bills monthly for Water, Wastewater, and Garbage/Recycling.  New residents to Northwood need to fill out a service application and pay a deposit.  The application is available at City Hall, 627 Central Avenue, or can be downloaded here and returned to City Hall along with a $150.00 deposit.


Northwood Sanitation:  641-390-1020 or 641-324-2242

The City of Northwood contracts with Northwood Sanitation for the pickup of residential garbage and recycling. 

Garbage pickup is Monday only of each week, with special bags required.  The special bags can be purchased at City Hall, 627 Central Avenue or Kelly Hardware True Value, 96 10th Street N, and Shade Tree Liquors. 90 10th Street S.  Recycling pickups are the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, with special container required.  A recycling container can be purchased at City Hall.


Gas and Electricity:

For all gas and electricity needs, contact Alliant Energy/Interstate Power and Light Company at 1-800-255-4268.



For all residential telephone needs, contact:

Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Assn. -WCTA -1-800-592-6105

Century Link (formerly Qwest) at 1-800-366-8201                        

HughesNet at 1-877-715-4820 

Vontage  at 1-877-408-5202



For all cablevision needs, contact:

Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Assn.-WCTA -1-800-592-6105

Mediacom at 1-800-392-6688.