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

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

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 
CAP Technology to Reduce Travel

Common Goals: Recycling goals are included in employees’ annual job performance plans.


Natural Environment
CAP Fish Barrier

Reducing Pesticides and Herbicides: Fish are stocked in CAP’s canal to control weeds and pests rather than using pesticides and herbicides.

Trip Reduction/Compressed Workweek

CAP Fish Barrier

Ride Guaranteed: CAP provides a “guaranteed ride home” for alternative mode users in the event of an emergency or illness.


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.