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The City of Northwood has seven employees serving you in many capacities. The public works department has many responsibilities with all of the utilities being City owned. They maintain the electric, water, sewer and garbage systems. The City sprays for mosquitoes often throughout the summer season. Snow removal is efficient and fast. The City has all water and electric meters electronically read for accurate utility billing.

For questions or comments please contact our Public Works Department:(701) 587-6291 ext. 13.

After hours, or in the case of an Emergency, call (701) 331-9572.

North Dakota state law requires you to call ND One-Call (811) at least 48 hours before any digging, landscaping, new construction, etc... The link above will allow you to file your locate on-line. Please be safe and call before you dig!

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The City of Northwood Utilities offers Electric, Water, Sewer, and Garbage Services for all your needs.


Quality, affordable, local service of power for all your residential and commercial needs.


Quality water on tap for you


System built for your needs

Garbage & Recycling

Recycling incentives to keep our environment clean

Building Permit - Click this link for the building permit: Building Permit Packet 2021

Utility Office

Utility bills are mailed by the first of each month and are due on the fifteenth. The office is located in City Hall at 12 Raymond Street N and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. There is also a locked drop box located in front of City Hall for your convenience to drop utility payments or comments at anytime.

For questions or comments please contact Utilities Clerk Joyce Magnus or Gail Ducioame: (701) 587-6301.