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SMART Salting: Winter Maintenance Certification for Parking Lots and Sidewalks

  • Cottage Grove City Hall 12800 Ravine Parkway South Cottage Grove, MN, 55016 United States (map)


 Monday, oct. 14, 9am-2pm (Check-in begins at 8:30am)

Cottage Grove City Hall (12800 Ravine Pkwy S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016)

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Learn how to manage snow and ice on sidewalks and parking lots to ensure safety and reduce environmental impacts.



  • Assessing weather conditions

  • De-icing and anti-icing techniques

  • How to calibrate equipment

  • Calculating application rates

  • Storing materials

  • New maintenance methods

  • Environmental effects


INSTRUCTORS: Fortin Consulting & winter maintenance professionals

This workshop will include presentations from industry experts, facilitated exercises, case studies, and resource sharing. Lunch is included, as well as coffee and light refreshments in the morning.


At the end of the class, an optional test will be offered to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I Smart Salting Certification and be listed on the website.

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Funding for these workshops is provided by MPCA through a grant from US EPA, Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Fund. Hosted by City of Cottage Grove and East Metro Water Resource Education Program partners:


Questions? Contact Lauren Haydon at 651-330-8220 x.24 or