The dust suppression season for 2022 is now closed.
Clearwater County was accepting applications for Dust Suppression until May 31, 2022 with applications filled out in person at the main County office located at 4340 47 Ave, Rocky Mountain House. There are two options available for dust suppression; manufactured oil (SB90), or a calcium chloride-based product.
Please note that as of 2023, the oil-based product will be discontinued.
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?
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.
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.