Development Projects

 Development projects are construction projects that have new water or sewer connections to the public Cucamonga Valley Water District system, either residential or commercial, which typically include buying water meters or tapping into sewer mains or water mains in the streets and public right of way.


All development projects are processed digitally. Please use the links provided below to submit an application to start your project. The assigned Engineering Technician will then contact you with further instructions.

Please contact the Engineering Department at 909-987-2591 if you have any questions or need more information. 


Submittal Requirements

The following plans and information will be required to complete the process digitally by email. (A technician will reach out to you within one week):

  • Water Improvement Plans
  • Water Flow Calculations
  • Fire Flow Requirements / Plans from Fire District
  • Tract or Parcel Map
  • Title Report (not more than six months old)
  • Sewer Improvement Plans
  • Sewer Flow Calculations
  • Grading Plans
  • Street Improvement Plans
  • Storm Drain Plans

Please note: Incomplete submittals will not be accepted.

Temporary (Construction) Water Meter

Application for a temporary construction water meter must be made in person in our office through the Customer Service Department. The following information is needed to process your application:

  • Company Name
  • Billing Address
  • Contact Name and Phone Number
  • Security Deposit (Visa, Master Card, check, or cash are acceptable forms of payment)
  • Meter Installation Location

Once the application is accepted, allow two business days for installation of the temporary water meter.

Temporary (Construction) Water Meter Charges and Deposit

Meter Size
Rental Charge (per month or part thereof)
3 inches
4 inches

Meter Installation

The meter will be locked down to the fire hydrant by the District. The temporary potable water rate is $3.87 per hundred cubic feet (748 gallons) effective 1/1/2023 and will be increased to $3.98 effective 1/1/2024. The temporary potable water service is also subject to the MWD Surcharge Rate which is $0.19 per hundred cubic feet effective 1/1/2023 and will increase to $0.29 per hundred cubic feet effective 1/1/2024. The temporary recycled water rate is $2.00 per hundred cubic feet effective 10/1/2023 and will decrease to $1.92 per hundred cubic feet effective 7/1/2024. Please visit the recycled water page for more information about availability.  If you need the temporary water meter relocated, call our Customer Service Department at 855-654-CVWD (2893).

Meter Pickup

After the completion of your project, don’t forget to call our Customer Service Department at 855-654-CVWD (2893) to have the temporary water meter picked up. Once the meter is picked up and all fees due have been remitted to the District, we will process the return of the security deposit less any repair costs.