Dust Suppression

Applications now available! 

Clearwater County is now accepting applications for Dust Suppression until May 31, 2022. 

Applications can be filled out in person at the main County office located at 4340 47 Ave, Rocky Mountain House. Hours of operation are from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.

There are two options available for dust suppression; manufactured oil (SB90), or a calcium chloride-based product.

Frequently Asked Questions

Clearwater County Administration compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) surrounding the dust suppression program and answered them, click here for the full document. 

Some of the questions include: 

What options are there for dust suppression?

When/Where can I apply for dust suppression?

What if my oil-based dust suppression is already off warranty? 


Manufactured Oil 

The County will supply a manufactured oil dust suppression for a distance of 150 meters (500 feet) in front of a farmstead, residence, or business on municipal road allowance.

The cost of one manufactured oil dust suppression application, is $6,952.00 plus GST. Under current County policy, half (50%) of this cost is borne by the Client, and half (50%) by the County.

Maintenance is performed on an as required basis as determined by County staff. Dust Suppressions will be inspected on a yearly basis to determine what maintenance is required, if any.

This is the last year that this product will be offered as an option for dust suppression. Warranty will still be valid on any contracts still under the warranty period.

Manufactured Oil Application

Calcium Chloride

The County will supply Calcium Chloride dust suppression for a distance of 150 meters (500 feet) in front of a farmstead, residence, or business on municipal road allowance.

The cost of one Calcium Chloride Dust Suppression application is $1188.00. Under current County policy, 1/3 (33.33%) of this cost is borne by the Client, and 2/3 (66.66%) by the County.

Dust suppression warranty shall begin on the day the dust suppression is applied and runs to September 30th of the year of application. The Municipality will have the right to maintain the dust suppression as it deems necessary.

Clearwater County will require full payment prior to application of dust suppression. Please note this contract will not be automatically renewed each year.


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