Utilities

The Cave Creek Utilities Department

The Utilities Department manages the drinking water supply for the Town of Cave Creek and portions of the Town of Carefree. In addition, the utilities department owns and manages the Desert Hills Water System which supplies drinking water to portions of unincorporated Maricopa County.

The Utilities Department also manages the sanitary sewer system and wastewater treatment plant for the Town of Cave Creek.

Utilities Staff 

The Cave Creek/Desert Hills/Carefree water and wastewater systems are operated and maintained by ADEQ Certified staff members.  The utilities department currently has 15 employees responsible for repairing leaks, reading water meters, collecting required regulatory samples, preparing and distributing monthly billings, coordinating paperwork with regulatory agencies, and ensuring a safe and dependable water supply to our customers.  The staff is here to serve you and provide you with respect, courtesy, and a timely response to your concerns or problems.

For all questions regarding water bills or transfer of a water account please contact our Billing Department at 480-488-6620.

Requesting Sewer and Water Service

To request a water meter from Cave Creek Utilities you must fill out a meter request form. There are separate forms for each service areas that Cave Creek Utilities Department serves, which are the Town of Cave Creek, portions of the Town of Carefree and the Desert Hills area. Please fill out the appropriate form that corresponds to the physical location you are requesting water service for.

Non-Property Owners seeking water service information

If you are seeking information about water service for a property you do not own, please fill out the form below. 

Water Quality

The Town of Cave Creek Water System and the Desert Hills Water Systems are tested monthly, semi-annually, and annually for a variety of water quality constituents based upon the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.  The Town of Cave Creek has had no significant violations of water quality standards in the past several years.

Records of our water sampling efforts are reported to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality every month and posted to the ADEQ Safe Drinking Water Information website. See our historical sampling results.

Type in Cave Creek Water or Desert Hills Water in the” Water System Name” box and click the “Search for Water Systems” button.

See our latest Water Quality Reports.

Capital Improvement Project

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