Oro Valley Water Utility Serves The Town Of Oro Valley AZ
How To Contact Oro Valley Water Utility
Oro Valley water is managed by The Town of Oro Valley Water Utility. The Utility has over 18,000 customer connections serving over 42,000 residents.
Customers are in the Town of Oro Valley and the Countryside area. Oro Valley Water Utility added about 170 new water connections in CY 2012. In total, over 2.2 billion gallons of drinkable water was delivered to Oro Valley Water customers.
An additional 684 million gallons of reclaimed water was provided. Reclaimed water is used for golf course irrigation and various other uses.
Oro Valley water has a strict water testing program. Over 2,250 tests were conducted during CY 2012. Oro Valley water meets or exceeds all quality standards set by federal and state agencies. The Utility has had no water quality violations for 11 straight years.
Oro Valley Water Utility has an on going back flow prevention program. This program helps protect the Oro Valley water system from potential contamination.
Oro Valley water comes from three sources. Groundwater is pumped from wells in the aquifer under the Town of Oro Valley. The Central Arizona Project (CAP) also supplies water to the Oro Valley AZ water system. CAP water actually comes through Tucson Water’s Distribution. Oro Valley also uses its CAP water indirectly through groundwater storage credits.
Last, reclaimed water is used for turf irrigation. Reclaimed water is supplied through a separate reclaimed water distribution system.
Groundwater levels have declined in the Oro Valley aquifer over time. This decline has slowed recent years. Reclaimed water usage has replaced in groundwater pumping. This greatly reduced the ground water level declines.
Receiving CAP water has also slowed groundwater decline. Oro Valley Water Utility’s conservation efforts are preserving and protecting the aquifer and groundwater supply.
The Town of Oro Valley Water Utility is located at
11000 N. La Cañada Drive
Oro Valley AZ 85737
Phone Number 520-229-4700
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