Dust Suppression

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Dust Control applications for 2024 are now closed.  Visit our website and check our social media pages to watch for information about the 2025 Dust Suppression Program.

 Please contact the Public Works at 780.846.3309 or publicworks@county24.com if you have questions about the program.


The County of Vermilion River, in an effort to provide reduced amount of dust on gravel roads, will provide an option to apply Dust Suppression materials to roads utilized by residents and industry at a cost that will be set annually. Please see Policy PW 006 for further information.



Residential Dust Suppression

Residential Dust Suppression under this program will be based on industrial truck traffic or when requested from the resident.

  • The County will apply a maximum of 200 meters of Dust Suppression to be applied at an occupied residence on a primary yard site at no cost to the resident as long as the resident qualifies.
    • Residents home is within 250 meters from a municipal road.
    • Residents do not have more then 200 meters of cold mix/oil in front of their property.  If you have less then 200 meters of cold mix/oil then product will be applied up to 200 meter in a combination of Dust Suppression and pre-existing cold mix/oil (150 meters pre-existing + 50 meters Dust Suppression Product)
    • Your residence is not the last property on a No Exit road or a transition to an undeveloped road  
  • If residences are in close proximity to each other they may receive a combined amount of Dust Suppression. 
  • Any additional length of Dust Suppression requested by the resident over the initial 200 meter application per Primary Yard Site will be at the sole cost of the Resident for $5.50 per meter
  • Residents that request Dust Suppression for Residential Properties that are 250 meters or more from a municipal road will be applied at the sole cost of the Resident for $5.50 per meter.
  • Product application is not done in order of requests.

Residents may request to not have Dust Suppression applied in front of their yard site.  Requests not to have product applied must fill out Schedule A and be received by June 1 of each year and will be reviewed on an individual basis.