Public and Private Utilities

The Greater Tucson Metropolitan Area is served by a number of organizations, both public and private, in the provision of basic utilities and services to local residents. Below is a listing of the major utility companies and their telephone numbers.

Utilities in Arizona are regulated by the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Public Transportation City of Tucson – The Transportation Department also operates Tucson’s metropolitan transit system, including the SunLink Streetcar, Sun Tran Buses and special transport vans, or Sun Van, for those with special needs.

  • Department of Transportation
    4220 S Park Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85714

    • Schedule Information: 792-9222
    • Sun Van Reservations: 798-1000
    • Special Service: 791-4100

Recycling City of Tucson – Environmental Services provides residential collection of recyclable materials.

Street Maintenance City of Tucson – The Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining City streets, street signs, traffic signals and street lighting.

Pima County – Pima County Transportation oversees County Street and roads. Regional Flood Department oversees flood control operations.

State of Arizona – The State Department of Transportation maintains the region’s designated State routes, including Interstate 10.

Sewers: Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (RWRD) operates the sewer system in the metropolitan Tucson area, including the City of Tucson.

  • Wastewater Reclamation
    201 N. Stone Ave., 8th Fl.
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    • (520) 724-6500
    • Sewer Emergencies: (520) 724-3400

Trash Pickup/Landfills City of Tucson – Environmental Services provides residential and commercial refuse collection for City residents and businesses. Billing for refuse collection is included in your monthly water bill.

  • Environmental Services
    4004 S. Park Ave
    Tucson, AZ

    • Customer Services: 791-3171
    • Commercial Services: 791-3171
    • Landfill Information: 791-5085

Pima County – Refuse collection outside of City limits is handled by private contractors. You may find a list of these companies in the yellow pages under “garbage.” Additional information is available from Pima County regarding refuse pickup and landfill operations.

Water Tucson Water Department – Provides water service to most City residents and a large number of other area communities.

  • Tucson Water
    310 W Alameda
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    • Customer Services: 791-3242
    • Emergency / After Hours: 791-4133
    • General Information: 791-4331

Metro Water – provides water service primarily in the northwest metropolitan Tucson area.

Electricity: Tucson Electric Power Company – TEP provides electrical service to most area residences and businesses. Its Customer Service Office is open 7:00 am – 7:00 pm (M-F).

  • Tucson Electric Power Co.
    PO Box 711
    Tucson, AZ 85702

    • Customer Service: 623-7711
    • Informacion en Español: 623-7722
    • Outages/Storm Damage: 623-7711
    • Other Emergencies 24 Hrs/7 Days a Week: 623-3451

Natural Gas: Southwest Gas Corporation – Southwest Gas provides natural gas service to most area residences and businesses. Its Customer Service Office is open 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (M-F).

  • Southwest Gas Corporation
    3401 E. Gas Road
    Tucson, AZ 85714

    • Customer Service: 889-1888
    • Gas Leak / Emergency: 746-1076
    • General Offices: 889-5600

Serving Greater Tucson AZ