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Dust control will not be applied until spring road bans have been lifted and is not guaranteed within a specific time frame. Dust control services is only offered during the period of June 1 to September 1 of each calendar year.
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There are four ways to pay for your Dust Control Application:
No, the payment of dust control only entitles to 1 application. Re-treatment of the dust control may be requested; however, re-treatments shall be charged at full cost of $6.50 per lineal metre (plus GST) per the Fees and Charges Bylaw.
Flags are available for pick-up at the County Administration Office, Buck Lake Hardware, Falun Co-op and Seely’s General Ltd. in Alder Flats.
To ensure the correct placement of dust control, we ask that you mark your calcium spots (i.e.: wooden stakes with paint, lathe with ribbon or flags).
We ask that you mark on your application how you will be flagging the area that you want sprayed with calcium.
ie: wooden stake with red paint, lathe with ribbon, flags, etc
Please contact Public Works to have a service request created and assigned to the Road Maintenance Foreman to investigate and determine cause of failure.
You will need to contact Public Works and request a Dust Control Suppressant Waiver Form. A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) will also have to be provided for the suppressant you are planning to use. The waiver form and MSDS will then be reviewed by the Public Works Manager of Operations who will either approve or deny your request.
Please Note: The spreading of used oil on roads within the County, prior to testing and meeting Alberta Environment guidelines is not permitted.