For more than 100 years, NorthWestern Energy has delivered the energy and exceptional service that Butte customers count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly. Northwestern Energy owns and operates natural gas production, transmission and distribution systems serving 279,200 customers. They own and operate a diverse generation fleet of wind, water, natural gas and coal-fired resources and the high-voltage transmission system and distribution system that reliably delivers competitively-produced electricity to more than 421,800 customers daily.
Butte Silver Bow County Water Department
The Butte Silver Bow County Water Department is committed to providing cost-effective water services and programs to residents and businesses while maintaining a high quality of life through sound environmental practices.
Business Development Park
The Montana Connections Business Development Park offers abundant, affordable supplies of water, power and natural gas as well as state-of-the-art telecommunications services. Large water needs are met reliably with an 11-million gallon/day supply piped from lakes consistently fed by high mountain snowfall.
NorthWestern Energy, a regulated investor-owned utility, is the electrical utility provider for organizations located in the Montana Connections Park. For larger power customers, affordable power supplies can be negotiated with preferred power providers and delivered through NorthWestern. Plentiful, cost-effective natural gas supplies also come thru NorthWestern, one of the largest gas providers in the U. S. northwest quadrant.
Qwest Communications, Inc. provides both business and residential phone service to the area, along with long distance and high-speed Internet options. Zayo provides high-speed fiber optic communications products and services in the western United States offering a comprehensive range of voice and data solutions. A large number of additional nationwide services are available for long distance, cell phone and Internet service including Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Cellular One and Alltel along with other national and local Internet providers.
Montana Connections is served by a 14” waste water line. The line is operated by Butte-Silver Bow and is connected to the publicly owned metro treatment facility.