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 Programmable Thermostat

Planned Power: Programmable thermostats were installed at CAP’s Headquarters buildings so temperatures are adjusted during non-work hours to save energy.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 
CAP Reuse Bin

Proactive Reuse: CAP has many reuse bins where employees deposit items to be sent to CAP’s Reuse Room, Treasures for Teachers, the Heard Museum, food banks, AZ StRUT, Lions Sight and Hearing, and Cell Phones for Soldiers.


Natural Environment
CAP Replanting

Transplanted: Cacti and other native plants were salvaged and re-vegetated to replace wildlife habitat disrupted by construction.

Trip Reduction/Compressed Workweek

CAP Vanpool

All Aboard: CAP currently has about 30 employees in vanpools and provides a subsidy of $250 per vanpool each month in support of this alternative transportation choice.


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.