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Municipal Utilities

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Welcome to Tempe’s Municipal Utilities Department. Our employees enhance the quality of life in Tempe by delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable life-essential services. The department is comprised of two divisions: Water Utility Services and Field Operations. Field Operations is responsible for Solid Waste/Recycling and Fleet.

Our mission is to deliver superior quality service by ensuring clean water, efficient removal of refuse and the use of renewable resources for a healthy, productive, safe and sustainable community.  

Report a problem with water services, solid waste or recycling, or call Tempe 311 at 480-350-4311. 

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