Water Availability Certificate

We can answer your questions regarding water availability to properties within the District's service and planning area.

We can also provide information regarding the status of current development projects, engineering design requirements, annexations, ULIDs, water locations as they relate to your project and connection charges.

To view the Water Availability Lookup Map click here.

To contact the Engineering Department click here.

Water Availability Certificate


A Water Availability Certificate is generally required by Land Use Agencies prior to issuing a permit or specific land use application. Upon request by the developer, Covington Water District (CWD) may issue a Certificate specifying what changes to the water system need to be made by the developer to serve the proposed project.

The District process to obtain a determination of Water Availability (WAL) is:

  • Apply/Pay online for WAL through 'Citizen Connect' This service allows you to submit the application, pay fees, check status, retrieve and submit documents relating to your WAL online.
  • Or Apply by paper form. Download the 'Application form' (PDF) or request a hard copy. Deliver the paper form with fee by mail or drop-off. These cannot be emailed.
  • Upon receipt of application and payment District Engineering will determine water availability.
  • Provide with fee a 'Hydraulic Model form' (PDF) to determine fire flow is available, when required by the local jurisdiction Fire Marshal. Submit the form and pay fee through 'Citizen Connect' or a paper form by mail or drop off with fee.
  • Ask questions of the District Engineer if requirements are unclear.
  • An appeal may be made to the General Manager and subsequently the Board of Commissioners if an applicant has exhausted avenues with Engineering Staff through an appeal form and fee. You may request the appeal form from District Engineer.
To apply/pay online for WAL click

'Citizen Connect'

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