Emergency Access Summary
An emergency is defined as a situation where a Tucson Water pipeline or asset causes or has the immediate potential to cause any of the following:
- Flood and erosion damage
- Loss of water service to other Tucson Water customers
- Public health/safety problem
- Compromise the amount of water available for fire suppression
- Damage to public or private property
If you have any questions, call Tucson Water at 520-791-5264.
|Emergency Access Procedure Overview|
|If ...||Then, maintenance personnel will ...|
|Owner approves access||Cooperate with owner as much as possible, but will obtain the necessary easement access to the work area at his/her discretion.|
|Owner denies access||
|Owner is not home||Obtain access using the least destructive means, at his/her discretion, including:
|There are other problems (such as inadequate easement clearance)||Obtain the necessary access corridor to work areas at his/her discretion.
This can include moving any obstructions from the easement area that prevent necessary access, including removing landscaping and debris, and disassembling structures that should not be located within the easement.