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MPCA Smart Salting for Parking Lots and Sidewalks

Tuesday, September 15 at 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Shovel snow from sidewalk

This training is FREE and includes and the opportunity to get certified!

Event Details: This training offers information about best practices for managing winter maintenance (plowing, de-icing and anti-icing application, storage, and more). These practices will help you save money, time, and the environment! An optional test is offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I Certification in Winter Maintenance Best Practices. Certified Individuals are listed on the MPCA website. For more information about the class visit the MWMO Winter Maintenance Training page.

Who should attend:

  • Contractors
  • Property Managers
  • Distributors
  • Snowplow Drivers

Training topics:

  • Application Rates of Materials
  • How to Calibrate Equipment
  • Weather Conditions
  • Storing Materials
  • New Maintenance Methods
  • De-Icing and Anti-Icing
  • Environmental Effects
  •  Legal Issues and Additional Resources

Funding for these workshops is provided by MPCA through a grant from US EPA, Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Fund, and matches from local partners.





Fortin Consulting