The City of Camrose has placed restrictions on Outdoor Watering. This affects County residents on City of Camrose waterlines, specifically Ohaton residents and rural Ohaton customers on the City waterline, and Braim residents.

For these residents the following applies:

  • Outdoor watering is only allowed from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

For more information please follow the link to the Camrose Water Shortage Response Plan

Fire Permits will be issued for all open fires.   The Online Fire Permit Application can be found at www.county.camrose.ab.ca 

Camrose County urges everyone to use extreme caution while conducting any burning.

Caution should also be used while doing any outdoor activities that could result in ignition of grass and stubble.

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Low hazard fireworks require a permit at all times.

Camrose County is located in the East Central region of Alberta, with its northwestern boundary located about 40 kilometres southeast of Edmonton when travelling on Highway 21. From this point, the County covers an area approximately 128.5 km (80 miles) long from the north to south by 48.25 km (30 miles) wide. Within this area there is about 390,000 hectares of land classified as pasture, to very good arable soils throughout most of the district. This area is well known for its mixed farming attributes, as well as for its population of 8,458 people originating from many different countries who live together in very harmonious and active communities. 

Within the boundaries of the County are the City of Camrose, the Town of Bashaw and the Villages of Bittern Lake, Bawlf, Edberg, Ferintosh, Hay Lakes, and Rosalind as well as the hamlets of Armena, Duhamel, Kelsey, Kingman, Meeting Creek, New Norway, Ohaton, and Round Hill.

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