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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Winter Stormwater Pollution Prevention Tips

As winter approaches and rain turns to snow, it is important to consider stormwater pollution. Contaminants that end up in storm drains are carried off, untreated, to streams and larger bodies of water that are used for drinking, swimming, or fishing.

Here are a few helpful habits to reduce the amount of harmful pollutants entering storm drains this winter season: ? Washing vehicles: on a warm winter day, you may be tempted to break out the hose and bucket to get some of the road grime off of your c...Read on...
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Questions and Answers About Snow Plowing/Removal

What do crews do if there is not enough snow to plow, but the streets are icy?

Pre-treatment of roads begin when conditions warrant. During light snowfalls and/or when streets are icy, street crews will spread a brine mixture on major arterials, downtown, and at intersections with traffic signals and stop signs. When does snow plo...Read on...