Combat ice and protect our water resources this winter season! Excessive use of deicer and salt on roadways, sidewalks and driveways can pollute our soil and water resources. Even small quatities can negatively impact drinking water, plants,fish and wildlife.
- Shovel - Clear walkways before snow turns to ice. Apply salt only if needed.
- Scatter - Use salt only where critical. Aime for three inches of space between salt granules.
- Switch - Salt doesn't melt ice in temperatures below 15 degrees Fahrenheit. Use sand for traction when it is too cold or use a different deicer.
- Sweep - Clean up leftover and excess salt, sand and deicer to save and reuse, as needed.
Pick up a FREE salt cup at the front desk at Inver Grove Heights City Hall, which will help remind you of how much salt to use this winter, while supplies last.