Learn how to integrate science with practical, more efficient winter maintenance practices on parking lots and sidewalks – that can help save on costs and time, while minimizing environmental impacts.
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 (in case of snow, backup day is Monday, November 15).
Time: 9 AM – 2:30 PM
Live Webinar: Link and details will be sent to registrants as the date approaches.
Format: Interactive online – instructors teach class live using WebEx, participants interact with instructors and class using chats, polls, and live class discussion.
Cost: Free to attendees. NMCWD and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency with Clean Water Funds is covering the cost to offer this class.
Trainer: Fortin Consulting
Format: Offered online only. Those registered will receive login instructions just prior to training.
Registration: Fill out form below
Questions, contact Gael at 952-658-9104 or email@example.com
Who should attend?
- Public or private winter maintenance staff
- Those who hire or supervise them
- Private contractors
- Staff or volunteers looking to reduce salt
What you’ll learn:
- Environmental impacts
- Regulatory considerations and managing liability
- Equipment calibration
- Use weather condition info more efficiently
- Application rates
- Plowing and physical removal
- BMPs for storing materials
- De-icing and anti-icing
- Customer and staff educational resources
- Funding opportunities
- Success stories
Passing the optional test at the end of training earns you the MPCA Smart Salting for Parking Lots and Sidewalks Certification and a listing on the MPCA training website here: pca.state.mn.us/water/smart-salting-training. Read more on all MPCA Smart Salting trainings while there.
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