Wifi Terms of Service 

The City of Valdez offers free wireless access to our patrons. In accordance with the Child Internet Protection Act, internet access is filtered. Due to liability issues, staff members are not able to remove filter restrictions from your personal device.  Please note the following when accessing our wireless network:

  • The City’s wireless network is not secure. Information sent from or to your device can easily be captured by others. It is recommended that you not use wireless Internet for secure transactions.
  • Use of the wireless network is at your own risk. The City of Valdez is not responsible for any damage that may occur to you, your computer, or your software while connected to the library’s wireless network.

The following is prohibited:

  • Viewing material that violates federal, state or local laws or regulations, including those regarding accessing, viewing, printing and distributing obscenity or child pornography
  • Engaging in any activity that is deliberately offensive or creates an intimidating or hostile environment
  •  Violating copyright laws and software licensing agreements or the policies of the individual websites that you view
  • Any other violation of the City of Valdez User Code of Conduct or Internet Rules Guidelines.          

Connection to the City of Valdez’s wireless network signifies agreement to abide by our policies and procedures.

Looking for free WiFi? Look no further than the COV-Public network! Available seven days a week from 5am to midnight, this high-speed internet connection is accessible at various locations throughout the city, Thanks to the power of 1GB fiber internet, you'll be able to browse the web, check email, and stream video without any lag or buffering. To connect to the network, simply search for the SSID COV-Public on your device, agree to the terms, and start surfing. You can also scan the QR code below to join. Whether you're a local resident or a tourist passing through, COV-Public is the perfect way to stay connected on the go.

Public WiFi QR code

WiFi Locations

WiFi is available inside these City buildings

  • Airport
  • Animal Shelter
  • Building Maintenance Shop
  • Fire Station 1
  • City Hall
  • Civic Center
  • Council Chambers
  • South Harbor Building
  • North Harbor Building
  • Library
  • Kelsey Dock Terminal
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Woody Woodman Recreation Center
  • Vehicle Maintenance Shop
  • Valdez Container Terminal (Blue Building)