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Winter Maintenance for Parking Lots and Sidewalks

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Shovel snow from sidewalk

This class is FREE and includes coffee, lunch, training materials, and the opportunity to get certified!


Event Details: This training offers information about best practices for managing winter maintenance (plowing, deicing 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

There is also a roads-focused training. Register here.

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

Training materials provided: Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance Manual

Car-pooling is encouraged!
Drivers please use free, on-street (along Marshall Street and in the surrounding neighborhood).
Parking is not allowed in the Tony Jaros parking lot or in nearby businesses’ lots. See parking map.

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
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MWMO Stormwater Park and Learning Center
2522 Marshall Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418-3329 United States
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