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December 14, 2007

"Snow Business" article on salt usage

Connie Fortin alerted us to the publication of her article in Snow Business, the publication of the Snow and Ice Management Association. It features the "Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance Manual," which was sponsored by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).

Read Salt’s Lasting Impact: Education, proper science key to reducing chemical usage (PDF)

December 13, 2007

Stormwater Management Resources

Use the resources on the Minnesota LTAP Stormwater Management Topics page to find information about stormwater management practices in Minnesota. Resources include an assessment of best practices for stormwater management and the MPCA's Stormwater Manual.

December 4, 2007

APWA Click Listen & Learn -TARGET Emergency Preparedness #1: BEFORE the Disaster

The City of Bloomington is hosting another APWA Click Listen & Learn - TARGET Emergency Preparedness #1: BEFORE the Disaster - Training and Exercise - Thursday December 13th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. The event will take place in the City of Bloomington's Public Works Training Room located at 1700 W 98th Street. Parking will be available at the James Ave parking lot of Bloomington Civic Plaza located on the South of 98th Street. The Public Works building is located on the North side of 98th Street at James Ave.

Please contact Kathy Warren kwarren@usinternet.com if you or anyone from your organization would like to attend.

APWA http://www.apwa.net/events/eventdetail.asp?ID=4009