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

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 Fish Barrier

Watering Wildlife: CAP has constructed 45 wildlife watering sites away from the canal for Arizona wildlife. 

Trip Reduction/Compressed Workweek
CAP Trip Reduction Program

All the Talk: CAP provides year-round messages about carpools, vanpools and trip reduction information to all employees through our electronic bulletin boards, newsletters and email. 


View more of CAP’s sustainability achievements.