Nearby facilities include
The County currently has nine electoral divisions, and a councillor represents each division.
Elbow Valley is serviced by Elbow Valley Fire Station 101 which is a full-time station providing fire coverage for the southwest area of the County.
If you don't want to take your garbage to a transfer site or chuckwagon, you can contact a private waste collection company for garbage pickup.
Elbow Valley is named after the Elbow River which flows into the Bow River. The Elbow Valley was mainly an agricultural land settlement and it has become increasingly residential.
The Elbow Valley Area Structure Plan was adopted in 1997 and amended in 2005 and planned for a residential settlement comprised of major recreational components.
Call 911 for medical emergencies. Rocky View County is serviced by ground ambulances operated by Alberta Health Services.
The nearest acute care hospitals with emergency services are:
The Elbow Valley area is central to a number of parks and recreation areas in Springbank and the City of Calgary. Three golf clubs are in close proximity for golfers in Elbow Valley. It is also a popular area for cyclists with a dedicated cycling club.
Call 911 for all emergencies.
Responsible for keeping the peace, preventing crimes and investigating crimes already committed.
- RCMP Cochrane Detachment
Rocky View County Enforcement and Compliance
Responsible for public safety, promoting traffic safety, protecting County roads and infrastructure and enforcing County bylaws.
There are no schools directly in Elbow Valley. The nearby communities of Springbank and the City of Calgary have a variety of education options to choose from.
Water service is by private water wells, and private water supply companies.
Wastewater servicing is through private septic systems or pump-out systems, and through the County's Elbow Valley/Pinebrook wastewater collection system connected to the City of Calgary.
Electricity & Natural Gas
Electricity and natural gas are deregulated in Alberta. The Alberta Government has a website to assist customers with choosing a provider for a residence or business. Contact your distributor in the event of a natural gas emergency.
Please contact FortisAlberta for electrical emergencies, power and streetlight outages at 403.310.9473 or at the FortisAlberta website.