News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Mosquito Control Information

Mosquito

Late-summer mosquito populations have spiked in part to the heavy rains and standing water on warm days. The threat of mosquito bites will continue until Iowa's first hard frost, which tends to be in October. The City of Newton will continue using mosquit...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Public Works Operations Update: Streets Department

Streets installing Concrete

The PW Operations Streets crews installing PCC concrete at the new subdivision Cardinal Ridge Subdivision. Now that the first house is completed, sold and new residents are moving in, Public Works crews installed a new gang mailbox unit and ADA accessible...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Parks Operations Update

Westwood Golf Course Flood

Parks staff recently mowed new trails throughout 30 Acre Parks, to be utilized by both walkers and mountain bikes. 

Parks staff has also been busy with flood cleanup, and is preparing for what the upcoming weeks will bring. Numerous tree limbs cam...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Water Pollution Control Update

Water Pollution Control staff performs maintenance on process equipment

Wastewater process equipment requires frequent maintenance. Most of the Maintenance is performed in-house by plant staff. Here a wastewater plant operator is seen reinstalling a 150 horsepower sewage pump rebuilt by plant staff. 

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Public Works