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

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 Technology to Reduce Travel

Singularly Focused: In 2013, CAP implemented a single-stream recycling program, with bins under every desk, work station and printer


Natural Environment
CAP Fish Barrier

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 Trip Reduction Program

The Winner Is: All CAP employees who use alternative modes of transportation are automatically entered in a quarterly drawing for $25 value prizes.


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.