Public and Private Utilities

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.

   

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. Visit their web site for more details.

 
 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

City of Tucson - The Transportation Department also operates Tucson's metropolitan transit system, including Sun Tran Buses and special transport vans, or Sun Van, for those with special needs. For more information on the Transportation Department, visit the Department's Web Site.

Department of Transportation
4220 S Park Ave
Tucson, AZ 85714
Schedule Information
792-9222
Sun Van Reservations
620-1234
Special Service
791-4100

 
 

RECYCLING

City of Tucson - Environmental Services provides residential collection of recyclable materials. Click here to learn more about Environmental Services' Recycling programs.

Environmental Services
4004 S. Park Ave
Tucson, AZ
Recycling Information Line
791-5000

 
 

STREET MAINTENANCE

City of Tucson - The Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining City streets, street signs, traffic signals and street lighting. For more information on the Transportation Department, visit the Department's Web Site.

Department of Transportation
201 N Stone
Tucson, AZ
Street Maintenance
791-3154
After Hours/Weekends
791-4144

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

Pima County
Public Works Department

201 N. Stone
Tucson, AZ
Road Maintenance
740-2639
Emergencies
295-4595
 Flood Control &  Flooding Problems
243-1800
Transportation Problems
740-6410

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

State of Arizona
Department of Transportation

1444 W Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ
I-10 Maintenance
628-5700
Other Maintenance
628-5705

 
 

SEWERS

Pima County Wastewater Management operates the sewer system in the metropolitan Tucson area, including the City of Tucson.

For sewer emergencies call 443-6500
For general information call 740-6500
For billing questions call 740-6609

 
 

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. To visit Environmental Services' Web Site, click here.

Environmental Services
4004 S. Park Ave
Tucson, AZ
Customer Services
791-3171
Commercial Services
791-3171
Landfill Information
791-5085
Pima County Information
243-7300
Public Works Department
General Environmental & Landfill Information
740-4014
 

 
 

WATER

Tucson Water Department - Provides water service to most City residents and a large number of other area communities.
To visit Tucson Water's Web Site, click here.

Tucson Water Department
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.

Metro Water District
6265 N. La Canada
Tucson, AZ 85704
General Information
520-575-8100

 

 
 

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