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Break the ice

Property and facility managers and other snow and ice removal contractors can learn sensible ways to keep parking lots and sidewalks safe at a free workshop Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Western Service Center, Apple Valley.

Attendees will learn practices to save money, protect lakes and rivers, and keep parking lots and sidewalks safe. They also have the opportunity to attain MPCA Level 1 Certification in Snow and Ice Control Best Practices.

Topics include application rates and materials, weather conditions and storing materials, environmental effects, selection of materials, and more.

Pre-registration is required by Sept. 22. Email or call 952-891-7000 to register. Lunch is provided.

Funding for the workshop is provided by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Fund and matching funds from Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization and Dakota County.