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2017 Effective Winter Maintenance Workshop (Parking Lots, Driveways, Sidewalks and Trails): Saving Time, Budget and Our Waters

Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

2017 Effective Winter Maintenance Workshop (Parking...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Work within Dane County (register by 10/6) Oct 6, 2017 $20.00 $0.00
Work outside Dane County (register by 10/6) Oct 6, 2017 $40.00 $0.00
Work within Dane County (register after 10/6) Oct 22, 2017 $30.00 $0.00
Work outside Dane County (register after 10/6) Oct 22, 2017 $50.00 $0.00

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The Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds is hosting a training for winter maintenance professionals who remove snow, apply road salt or maintain snow removal equipment used on parking lots, driveways, sidewalks and trails. The training will include: best management practices to keep paved areas safe, benefits of using a liquid salt system, guidance on how to determine the right amount of salt to use, and case studies from local applicators.

***This training meets the requirements for the NEW Voluntary Winter Maintenance Certification (affirmed by the City of Madison and Dane County for participation)***

Topics:

- Selection and Application Rates of Materials (NEW application rates developed by Dane County advisory team)

- How to Calibrate Equipment

- Weather Conditions

- Storing Materials

- Environmental Effects

- Pre-Wetting

- De-Icing

- Anti-Icing

- Funding to Implement Salt Reduction Practices

 

Why is this important?

• Save Money

• Keep Driveways, Parking Lots, Sidewalks and Trails Safe

• Protect Our Waters

 

Who should attend?

• Snowplow drivers (municipal and private)

• School District Maintenance Staff

• Facility Maintenance Staff/Supervisors

• Staff Who Maintain Snow Removal Equipment


Cost includes lunch, training, and materials. 

The workshop will by taught by Chris Walsh, Retired City of Beloit Director of Operations and Connie Fortin of Fortin Consulting. Chris will share information and tips on how she worked with City of Beloit to successfully implement salt reduction practices covered in this workshop.

 If you prefer to pay by check, please contact Christal Campbell at campbell.christal@countyofdane.com or 608-224-3746.

 

Have questions about 2017 Effective Winter Maintenance Workshop (Parking Lots, Driveways, Sidewalks and Trails): Saving Time, Budget and Our Waters? Contact Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds

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Lussier Family Heritage Center
3101 Lake Farm Rd
Madison, WI 53711

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)


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Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds

Contact Christal Campbell with questions- campbell.christal@countyofdane.com or 608-224-3746.

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