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.
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.
City of Tucson - Environmental Services provides residential collection of recyclable materials. Click here to learn more about Environmental Services' Recycling programs.
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.
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.
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
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.
Tucson Water Department - Provides water service to most City residents and a large number of other area communities.
Metro Water provides water service primarily in the northwest metropolitan Tucson area.
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).
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).