PROTECT SOILS AND SOURCE WATERS WHEN DE-ICING

Remember that CaCl may be a better solution than NaCl for ice control. Salt can damage metals and concrete as well as kill vegetation and seep into source waters.  Calcium on the other hand is needed for plant growth!

Check in with your local extension office for recommendations! (https://nifa.usda.gov/extension)

Screen Shot 2017-12-22 at 8.26.24 PMTaken from: www.extension.purdue.edu

For more information regarding salt damage:

https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/id/id-412-w.pdf

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