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Emergency Services

Foothills County is serviced by 9-1-1 for emergency response for fire, police, and ambulance vehicles.

Volunteer fire departments are centred in Black Diamond, Blackie, Cayley, High River, Longview, Okotoks, Priddis, and Turner Valley. Calgary Fire Department responds to calls from a portion of the municipality.

RCMP detachments are located in High River, Okotoks, and Turner Valley.


Garbage Disposal

Regular hours of operation at Foothills County transfer stations:

Priddis Transfer Station
SE-29- 22-3- W5M (264 St. W. & 178 Ave)
Open Tuesday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone 403-931- 3266


Black Diamond/Turner Valley Transfer Station
SE-17- 20-2- W5M (168 St. W & 402 Ave) west of Black Diamond
April 15 – Nov 15: Open Monday-Tuesday, Friday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. During this period, branches, grass clippings, and leaves will also be accepted at the Black Diamond/Turner Valley Transfer Station
Nov 16 – April 14: Open Friday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


*Bags can be purchased at the Priddis transfer station for $2 per bag. Bags for use at the transfer stations are also available
at Millarville General Store, Hi Ho in Turner Valley, and the Esso in Black Diamond. Sale prices of bags at retailers is at the

discretion of the retailers and may be more than $2 per bag. Please note that these bags are only accepted at the Foothills County transfer stations in Priddis and Black Diamond, if they are brought to the landfill, standard charges will still apply.

Foothills County

Government of Alberta

The Government of Canada

Calgary weather from Environment Canada

Calgary Regional Health Authority

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