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The City of Tempe has a Water Waste Ordinance (No. 91.46) that prohibits the wasting of water. The Water Waste Ordinance program aims to reduce waste through providing water education and outreach, following the guidelines of the ordinance. Incidents of potential water waste can be submitted through a service request using the Tempe 311 mobile app for phone or through the online form.

Disclaimer: In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Tempe staff is following up on water waste requests virtually whenever possible. To assist with this process, please be as detailed as possible in your description of the water waste you have observed. Also, please email additional pictures and or/videos to, referencing the service request number whenever possible, so that staff can clearly see the issue and concisely relay the information to the responsible parties. If you have any questions, please call (480) 350-8351.