Staffing Opportunities

Director of Emergency Management

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Water Shortage

In conjunction with the City of Camrose, the Village of Bittern Lake is implementing the following MANDATORY water restrictions:

  • Lawns may only be watered between 6am to 9pm and 7pm to 11pm. Odd-numbered houses may only water on odd-numbered days. Even-numbered houses may only water on even-numbered days.
  • Flowerbeds, gardens and newly laid sod may be watered at any time by hand, provided that the water used had been drawn from a rain barrel, watering can, or a hose fitted with a trigger shut-off nozzle to restrict water flow.
  • Vehicles can only be washed with a bucket and handheld hose or at a commercial car wash. Pressure washers are not allowed.

Additional water restrictions can be found under Stage 2 of the Water Shortage Response Plan or

Stage 2 of the Water Conservation/Water Use Policy @

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Any violation of these restrictions can result in fines.


Effective July 19, 2024 at 16:30 hours the Village of Bittern Lake is enacting a Fire Restriction

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Welcome to the
Village of Bittern Lake.

Bittern Lake is located on Highway 13 between Camrose and Wetaskiwin.

It is a charming, cozy village that is known for its beauty. Each resident takes pride in generating their personal piece of paradise.

Our lake is not recreational, it is a nature reserve and is not accessible other than by a walking trail, please respect the wildlife in the area.  The area is Crown Land and no camping permitted within 1KM of any road, or on any roadway within the Village Boundaries.

Recreation area

Please note that the Recreation area is for use at your own risk, as per signage on the skate shack.



Projects Update

The following projects were completed in 2023:

1) Skate Park

2) Public Works Washroom

3) Storm Water Management

4) Street Paving

All projects were completed with government funding and at no cost to the Village tax rate payers.


Property Tax Notices

The Tax Notices have been mailed out on  June 3, 2024. If you should fail to receive your notice, please contact the office.          Tax Payment is due September 27, 2024.

For 2023 Assessment Growth and Summary Charts and Graphs – Click here.


Telephone 780-679-6324

Monday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Tuesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Wednesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Thursday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

AND 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm





Garbage/Recycle Area Users - Transfer site

We have received a warning! Garbage was found in the recycling bin.

Please empty your recyclables into the recycling bin first then dispose the plastic bag in the garbage bin. Do not throw a bag of recycling into it.

Failure to use the correct bin will result in the loss of the recycling facility.

Compost area

Please empty ONLY compost into the compost area.  Please empty the bags, reuse the bag or put it in the garbage. Do not throw any other items into this area.

Failure to use the correct bin will result in extra charges to the tax payer.

Skate Park Grand Opening

We had a great turnout for this event!

Thanks to all who volunteered and donated to help make this event a huge success!

The Park was completed using Donations from the public and Government (Municipal Sustainability Initiative) Funding.  Therefore at NO cost to the Villagers’ property taxes.





Water Emergencies

If you have a water emergency, please contact 780-672-7373, option 3.

Council Meetings

The Regular Meeting of Village Council is Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers.  

Submission deadline: 9 am – Tuesday, August 13, 2024 per Procedural Bylaw #01/20.

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Council Meetings are open to the Public – we encourage you to attend. Please advise us in advance if you are attending in order to reserve a seat. If you wish to add to the Agenda please submit it in writing to the office as per Procedural Bylaw #01/20.  Thank you.


Please help keep our village tidy by keeping yards neat and clutter-free!

The Village has a local community hall, greenhouse, post office and the Village Administrative Office.

Bittern Lake has a wildlife reserve, not a recreational lake which boasts birds and other wildlife. There is no vehicular access to the lake, however, there is a walking trail, we are waiting for information from the relevant authorities so that our volunteer group can maintain the area.  This area is Crown land and as such cannot be used for camping, or use by 4×4 vehicles, ATVs are permitted on the land, however please do not use in the lake bed.

We have household waste transfer and recycle facility for use by residents, it is NOT a dump.  Any items for the dump are required to be taken to the City of Camrose Dump on 50th Street, Camrose or to Camrose County Dump (Dried Meat Lake facility off Highway 21) as per Bylaw.


Camrose Library

Residents can purchase a library card, Village residents are considered County Residents, there is a charge for this.                

Contact Us

(780) 679-2353

Monday – Friday | 9:00am to 4:00pm

P.O. Box 5, 300 Railway Ave, Bittern Lake, Alberta. T0C 0L0

Make Your Home at
Bittern Lake, Alberta

Feel free to browse through our website to find various types of information concerning daily life in our beautiful village. Everything from council meeting minutes, to educational and professional resources to help answer all your questions. We also look forward to having you participating in our various events!