ENVIRONMENTAL - 5 hours
Safe – Sustainable – Cost Effective Snow & Ice Control Solutions for Roads & Parking Lots
The course objectives are:.
1. Explore the reasons why brine is an irreplaceable tool for an optimally sustainable – efficient winter maintenance operation
a. Mitigate Environmental and Infrastructure Impacts
b. Improve Public and Crew Safety
c. Reduce Labor/Equipment /Material Costs
2. Learn Best Management Practices for liquid materials and their application – What – When – How liquids work.
a. Basic Chlorides – and the Value of Additives
b. Material Production – Brine Making/Stockpile Treating and Equipment
c. The Science and Art of Liquid Application
d. Anti-Icing – Direct Liquid Application – Pre and Post-treating
e. Deicing with Pre-Wet Salt and Salt Slurries
f. Liquid Application Equipment
3. Discuss unique benefits/value of using brine for the commercial contractor - ROI
4. Tips for Building a Sustainable Material Management & Liquid Program
Discussion with a representative from a municipality that is using Brine, how approval was made, and how system was established.
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