Winter De-Icing Workshops

Click here to view the workshops we offer for parking lot and sidewalk winter maintenance, as well as other regional salt and chloride focused events.

Management Practices


Click to download the Pre-wetting and Anti-icing – Techniques for Winter Road Maintenance, Wisconsin Transportation Information Center

Click to download Chapter 8: Winter Snow and Ice Operations, McHenry County, Illinois

Click to download Salt Application Rate Tables for Parking Lot and SidewalksMinnesota Pollution Control Board

Click to download the Calibration Log, Salt Smart

Click to download the Facility Event Tracking Form, Salt Smart

Click to download the Salt Brine Phase Diagram, Federal Highway Administration

Outreach Materials

Chloride-focused social media messaging and images for communities can be found here.

Helpful Websites

Salt Institute

The Salt Institute is a North American based, non-profit trade association dedicated to advocating the many benefits of salt, particularly to ensure winter roadway safety, quality water and healthy nutrition.


WI Salt Wise

WI Salt Wise is a coalition of organizations from across Dane County, WI working together to reduce salt pollution in  lakes, streams and drinking water. Their primary goals are to: educate residents, leaders and winter maintenance professionals on salt pollution and solutions, provide training and promote best practices to reduce salt pollution and recognize contractors committed to using the right amount of salt for conditions.