How We Got Started

The Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District No. 1 (“the District”) was formed by the Apache Junction City Council in July 1992, pursuant to Title 48, Chapter 4, Article 6 of the Arizona Revised Statutes as a separate governmental entity from the City and is governed by an independent, voluntary, five member Board of Directors. The District is an independent, public, non-profit utility developed solely for the benefit of its customers and the Apache Junction community to operate, and maintain a regional system for the collection, transport, and treatment of sewage from the properties existing within its boundaries.

At its initial start-up in January 1996, the District’s collection system served 1,000 customers.

Today, its collection system, which serves over 7,000 customers, includes more than 115 miles of pipe and a lift station to convey wastewater to its Water Reclamation Facility (WRF). The WRF is permitted to treat 2.14 million gallons per day and is operated by District staff with operational oversight provided by the District Manager. The District's Service Area has grown from 17 square miles to over 50 square miles.