Welcome to the City of Atkins!

More than a just a place where people live, our community is unique and vibrant. This community is home to friends and neighbors, people who contribute to the excellent quality of life. But its not just the people, but also the government, the businesses, the schools, and the activities that make us a great place to live or visit. We are proud to call this our home.


    ATKINS, IOWA MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS Has Levels of Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM)
    Above Drinking Water Standards
    The City of Atkins Iowa water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this is not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what we are doing to correct this situation.

    Click the link below for the official notice and additional information.


  • 2021 Waste Management Recycle Calendar
  • City of Atkins Fall Newsletter

    City of Atkins Fall 2021 Newsletter is available.

    Paper copies available at City Hall and the City Library.

    Tel: 319-446-7870

    click here for on-line copy

    City of Atkins Fall Newsletter
  • Inside your City of Atkins City Services Statement.

    Inside your City of Atkins City Services Statement.

    Check it out here.

    Inside your City of Atkins City Services Statement.
  • Yard Waste Pickup Extended 2021

    City of Atkins Yard Waste Pickup has been extended for fall 2021

    Pickup on Wednesdays, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24.  Same rules apply, trash cans with “Y” on them or use paper bags (purchase at home centers). Weight limit 40 lb per can or bag. Leaves, small limbs, clippings related to yard vegetation. No construction wood or debris.

    Contact City Hall if you have questions

    319-446-7870,  M-F 8a-4p

    Yard Waste Pickup Extended 2021
  • City Hall Office / Library Holiday Schedule 2021

    City Office Holiday Schedule and Garbage Collection- click here for details

    Closed: November 25th & 26th
    December 24th & 27th
    December 31st
    Library Hours:
    Closed: November 25th, 26th, & 27th
    December 24th, 25th, & 27th
    December 31st & January 1st, 2022


    City Hall Office / Library Holiday Schedule 2021
  • 2020 Atkins Water Quality Report Available (CCR)

    The City of Atkins Water System -Consumer Confidence Report (CCR).

    This report is updated annually and contains important information regarding the water quality in Atkins Municipal Water System.

    2020 Water Quality Report is available at

    (Click Here). (Rural Water Website)


    2020 Atkins Water Quality Report Available (CCR)
  • Electrical System Upgrade Information

    Click here -Alliant Energy Underground Project Information

    Areas of Atkins are designated for Electrical Power System upgrades as part of the Alliant Energy program to replace overhead wires with underground equipment for electrical system distribution. The project primarily effects the older areas of the city. The project will provide benefits of a reliable electrical delivery system within Atkins. This project has been on-going for several years and will resume soon. Alliant Energy has contacted the homes and business effected by this project.  If you have questions about this program, Alliant Energy has provided a contact source for you.

    Electrical System Upgrade Information