Blue Water Blog - Snow Removal

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Bay-Friendly Tips for Snowy Days

· by

Even after a snow storm, pollution monitoring must go on!  In fact, pollution monitoring must go on, especially after a snow storm! When it snows, a massive amount of salt (sodium chloride) is applied to our roads. While the salt makes…

Four Clean Water Rules for Ice Removal

· by

When it snows or rains ice, people purchase de-icing salt and apply it to their roads and sidewalks. When the salt melts the snow or ice, the salt washes away into our storm drains and streams as untreated polluted runoff. During…