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 Low Flow Water Conservation

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 Fleet Services Department Award

Bulk Up: Fluids used in the vehicle shop are purchased in bulk, eliminating the need for quart bottles.


Natural Environment
CAP Replanting

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 Compressed Week Schedule

Carpooling Perks: CAP currently has more than 30 carpoolers and provides $100 a year in gas cards in support of this alternative transportation choice.


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.