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 LED Lighting

Latest Lighting: At CAP Headquarters, lighting has been upgraded to LED lighting and energy-efficient fluorescent bulbs; motion sensors were installed in offices and conference rooms.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 
CAP Technology to Reduce Travel

Phone a Friend: Web-x, Go-to-Meeting and teleconferencing are utilized whenever possible to reduce vehicle usage and fuel consumption


Natural Environment
CAP Fish Barrier

Keep Out: Fish barriers are maintained along sensitive streams to prevent canal fish from invading sensitive indigenous fish habitats. 

Trip Reduction/Compressed Workweek
CAP Trip Reduction Program

Trip Reduction: CAP has a comprehensive and ongoing trip reduction program. Approximately 15% of all employees participate in vanpools or carpools, allowing us to achieve a low 67.22% rate of single occupant vehicle travel. 


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.