Kicking off the winter storm season, the FOSC Water Quality team has rounded up these three handy resources:

DEP and WSSC also just launched the SALTWISE salt reduction initiative. SALTWISE urges residents to do three things to reduce harmful salt levels in our drinking water and to protect the environment:

1. Shovel ice and snow early and often.

2. Use one 12-ounce cup of salt for 10 sidewalk squares or for a 20-foot driveway.

3. After storm events, sweep up excess salt for reuse later.

Check out the Salt Monitoring Initiatives page to learn more about Sligo salt levels.

Above photo credit: Terry Anderson