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Click on any of the links on the left to learn more about:

* public utility regulation at both the state and federal
levels of government

* your local providers of utility services (e.g. electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water and wastewater)

* industry and government associations that are involved with energy issues, water quality and utility regulation

* various consumer advocacy groups and organizations

Useful Links

State/Federal Government Sites

Arizona Governor's Homepage

Arizona Corporation Commission  (ACC)

Arizona State Legislature

Arizona Attorney General

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality  (ADEQ)

Arizona Department of Water Resources  (ADWR)

Arizona Commerce Authority

Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona  (WIFA)

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  (FERC)

Federal Communications Commission  (FCC)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  (EPA)

Electric Utilities and Energy Related Sites

Arizona Electric Power Co-op, Inc.

Arizona Public Service Company  (APS)

Duncan Valley Electric Co-op, Inc.

Graham County Electric Co-op, Inc.

Mohave Electric Co-op, Inc.

Navopache Electric Co-op, Inc.

Salt River Project  (SRP)

Sierra Southwest Cooperative Services, Inc.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Sulphur Springs Valley Elec. Co-op

Touchstone Energy

Trico Electric Co-op, Inc

Tucson Electric Power Company  (TEP)

UNS Electric, Inc.

Alliance to Save Energy

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Western Area Power Administration  (WAPA)

Telecommunication Utilities


Cox Communications

Frontier Communications

Midvale Telephone Exchange

Reliance Connects (Formerly Rio Virgin Telephone)

South Central Communications

Table Top Telephone Company

Valley Telephone Cooperative

Zona Communications

Natural Gas Utilities

SemStream Arizona Propane, L.L.C.

Southwest Gas Corporation

UNS Gas, Inc.

Water/Wastewater Utilities

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. 
(parent company of Liberty Utilities)

Arizona Water Company

(Serving a number of Arizona communities including Ajo, Apache Junction, Bisbee, Buckeye/White Tanks, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Lakeside, Miami, Munds Park, Oracle, Overgaard, Pinewood, Rimrock Sedona, Stanfield, San Manuel, Sierra Vista, Superior and Winkelman)

Community Water Company of Green Valley

EPCOR Water Arizona Inc.

(Formerly Arizona-American Water Company - Serving a number of Arizona communities including Anthem, Bullhead City, Fountain Hills, Lake Havasu City, Paradise Valley, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Tubac and Youngtown)

Far West Water & Sewer, Inc.

Global Water  
(parent company of Santa Cruz Water Company, Palo Verde Utilities Company, Sabrosa Water Company and Cave Creek Water Company)

Johnson Utilities

Liberty Utilities 
(Providing service through Bella Vista Water Company, Inc., Black Mountain Sewer Corpoation, Entrada Del Oro Sewer Company, Inc., Gold Canyon Sewer Company, Rio Rico Utilities, Inc.  and Litchfield Park Service Company, Northern Sunrise Water Company, Inc., Southern Sunrise  Sunrise Water Company, Inc.)


American Gas Association  (AGA)

American Water Works Association  (AWWA)

Arizona Competitive Power Alliance (AZCPA)

Arizona Investment Council (AIC)

Edison Electric Institute (EEI)

Grand Canyon State Electric Co-op Association

National Association of State Energy Officials

National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates  (NASUCA)

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners  (NARUC)

National Electrical Safety Foundation  (NESF)

National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI)

United States Telecom Association


Consumer Advocates

American Association of Retired Persons  (AARP)

Arizona Community Action Association

Arizona Consumers Council

Food & Water Watch

Telemarketing abuses: Federal Do-Not-Call Registry

ID Theft: The Federal Trade Commission ID theft page