Brine Blends

When temps drop below 15F salt brine doesn’t cut it, but where do you start? Calcium, magnesium, beet juice, proprietary products? 90/10, 80/20? The options for concocting the perfect solution […]

Direct Liquid Application

Bill Kern, Jefferson County Highway Department, will join us to discuss the use of salt brine in winter maintenance operations. The focus will be on direct liquid application during all […]

Where have all the Mayflies gone?

Bob Miltner, Ohio EPA, and Kevin Goodwin, Michigan Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, discuss recent research from Great Lakes states into the toxic impacts of road salts on native freshwater […]

Rock River – Salt Wise Paddle

Join in some community science fun on the water! Ages 10 years and up are welcome at this daytime hands-on science paddle. Experts will guide inquiry-based investigations into salt concentrations. […]

Evaluating Salt-free “Softeners”

The problem of hardwater scale is often addressed with salt-based water softeners that remove scale-forming calcium and magnesium ions and replace them with sodium ions. This ion-exchange technology, while the […]

Smart Salting for WI Roads Workshop

Free training for winter maintenance professionals who remove snow, apply road salt or maintain snow removal equipment used on roads. Learn how using the right amount of salt can save […]

WI Salt Awareness Week 2022

Join Wisconsin Salt Wise for the full, SALTY week! Info here.

Brine on a Budget

Matt Wittum, Highway Superintendent with the Town of Linn, joins us again to advise smaller municipalities or anyone interested getting into brine but running into budget issues. Info here.

Smart Salting for Parking Lots and Sidewalks

Free IN-PERSON training for winter maintenance professionals who remove snow, apply road salt or maintain snow removal equipment used on roads. Learn how using the right amount of salt can […]

Smart Salting for WI Roads Workshop

Free training for winter maintenance professionals who remove snow, apply road salt or maintain snow removal equipment used on roads. Learn how using the right amount of salt can save […]