CAP provides water security that ensures sustainable growth for current and future Arizonans.  CAP strives to prevent pollution, reduce waste and minimize consumption of resources and to educate, train and motivate employees to work in an environmentally responsible way.  CAP works hard to reduce, reuse and recycle.

After 30 years of water deliveries to Central Arizona, CAP’s commitment to the environment remains unwavering.

  • CAP’s Internal Strategic Plan solidifies our commitment to "promote environmental sustainability" and describes several action plans to do so. 
  • CAP’s Board of Directors Strategic Plan describes the CAP values, which include the environment, stating “we will operate in an environmentally responsible manner.” 
  • CAP’s employee-led ECO Team operates under a mission to create a lifestyle of sustainability through innovation for the benefit of the environment, our community, and our stakeholders.

Water & Energy
CAP night watering irrigation

Evading Evaporation: To conserve water by reducing evaporation, CAP implemented a night watering irrigation system at its Headquarters complex.  

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 
CAP Connections

E Only: Electronic communication is used extensively, including intranet, e-vites, memos, and an electronic bulletin board


Natural Environment
Archaeological site

Historically Speaking: Archaeological studies were performed prior to construction of the CAP system; 5,000 historic sites were documented and 600 of them excavated.  

Trip Reduction/Compressed Workweek
CAP carpool parking space

VIP Parking: Preferred, covered parking spaces are reserved for alternative mode transportation users. 


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.