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Utilities
Residential utilities within the Town of Cave Creek are supplied by a number of private and public entities. We have provided current contact information for those utilities below.

Electric
Electric service is provided by Arizona Public Service (APS).

Gas
  • Natural gas service is supplied by Southwest Gas
  • Customer assistance: (877) 860-6020
  • If you have an emergency or safety related issue, call (602) 271-4277 or (800) 528-4277

Water
Water service is provided by the Town of Cave Creek to most residences and businesses in the Town. The Town also owns and manages the Desert Hills Water System. If you are uncertain whether your residence is connected to the Town's water system, please contact the Town's Utility Department at (480) 437-3581.

Cave Creek Service Area:
  • Start or stop water service: (480) 437-3582
  • Report a water leak during regular business hours (7:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Thursday), call (480) 437-3581
  • Billing questions: (480) 437-3582
  • After hours or weekend emergency water repairs: (602) 667-4574

Desert Hills Service Area:
  • Start or stop water service: (480) 488-6617
  • Billing questions: (480) 488-6617
  • After hours or weekend emergency water repairs: (602) 667-4574

Sewer
Sewer service is provided by the Town of Cave Creek to residences and businesses in the core portion of the Town. If you are uncertain whether your residence is connected to the Town's sewer system, please contact the Town's utility department at (480) 437-3581

Garbage
Garbage pick-up is provided by several companies, so residents need to contact their chosen service provider to establish service or for service questions.
  • Area Disposal: (480) 515-4300
  • Curbside Disposal: (602) 225-0020
  • Republic / Allied Services: (623) 505-5475
  • Waste Management
  • Start new service
  • Customer service: (602) 268-2222

Recycling
Several of the waste pickup providers listed above offer curbside recycling. In addition, beginning January 2009,
Maricopa County Solid Waste Management will open the Maricopa County Waste Disposal and Recycling Center at 3955 East Carefree Highway. Contact the center at (602) 506-4006 for hours and materials accepted for recycling and disposal.

Fire Service
Fire and emergency services for the Town of Cave Creek are provided by the rural / metro fire department. There are no local taxes or subsidies to fund these vital services. Service is funded through annual fire agreements or ‘subscriptions’ with individual property owners.
  • For residential properties, contact the rural / metro fire department customer service at (480) 627-6200
  • For commercial properties, contact Luther Moorhead, manager of fire protection at (480) 627-6414
  • Additional information may also be obtained by visiting the rural / metro fire department website