How to Mitigate Stubborn Sidewalk Ice in Extreme Cold Temperatures – MWMO

As we continue to experience below zero daily high temperatures, it is important to remember that salt and other deicing products are not effective in these extreme low temperatures. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) published a blog post earlier this week with advice on how to take care of stubborn sidewalk ice during these times.

Click here to read the post, which includes tools and techniques you can use and a video demonstrating how to use an ice chisel to remove ice and compacted snow. The post also includes information why salt is bad for waterbodies, along with an important reminder that there are no environmentally friendly ice-melt products, despite some manufacturers’ claims.

Photo: Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.

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