MPCA Smart Salting for Property Management

MPCA Smart Salting for Property Management

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Learn how to reduce your salt use while maintaining a high degree of safety. Optional test for MPCA certification offered after training.

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MPCA Smart Salting for Property Management Online Certification Training

Salt is an important and widely used public safety tool in winter maintenance. But it's possible to reduce salt use while still maintaining a high level of safety and service!

This training offers ways to take a broader look at your winter maintenance strategies to discover untapped improvement areas. Learn about the hidden costs of salt use on all surfaces, recognize sustainable and efficient maintenance practices utilized on your property, the permanent environmental impacts of chloride pollution, liability issues, and funding resources. Also access tools and strategies that may assist and empower staff, customer and building users to use properties safely and responsibility.

Who should attend?

  • Management-level property managers
  • Public and private property owners
  • Business owners
  • Private contractors
  • Environmental professionals
  • MS4 permit staff
  • Public works directors
  • Local government decision-makers
  • Those who hire or supervise winter maintenance staff

What you’ll learn:

  • More sustainable and efficient operations – Improve winter maintenance practices on your properties; hear others success.
  • Save money and time – Reduce salt use and expensive annual infrastructure damage costs; becoming salt smart in all areas allows more time for other tasks
  • Salt and snow storage improvements – Rethink usual habits and reduce chloride runoff from wasted salt
  • Know your legal issues – Discuss liability and regulatory requirements
  • Protect our water resources – Learn the environmental effects of chloride in our valuable water resources
  • Educational resources – Empower building users and staff on the value of smart salting
  • Reduce complaints - Tips for managing customer and staff expectations and offering assurance

Stick around after the training for an optional MPCA Smart Salting Property Management Certification test and get listed as a certified Smart Salting applicator on the MPCA website.

Hear from other maintenance pros now using less salt and still offering a high level of safety and service. Watch the new MPCA Smart Salting Trainings promo video.

This class is FREE and offered online.

This training is funded by the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District and the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District, and is offered in partnership with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Contact Eleanor at emahon@rpbcwd.org with any questions.

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