15th Annual Road Salt Symposium

Sponsored by:

Road Salt Symposium

Symposium Review: Click the links to see presentations


  • Steve Woods, Executive Director, Freshwater Society
  • Connie Fortin, President, Fortin Consulting President

Minnesota’s Changing Climate:  How will the changes impact winter maintenance? – Dr. Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Extension

After the Great Flush:  How Madison, WI is dealing with chloride in the city sanitary sewer discharges. – Kathy Lake, Environmental Specialist for the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District

Is Salt your only Defense? – Louis Smith, Smith Partners PLLP

MDSS-A Valuable Tool for Maintenance & Operations Decision Making – Ben Hershey, Iteris

Environmental Leadership Awards – Recognition of those who champion efforts to reduce chloride pollution

Panel Discussion:  Transportation professionals who championed efforts to reduce salt use

  • Craig Eldred, City of Waconia
  • Jeff Davies, City of Grand Rapids
  • Mark Maloney, City of Shoreview
  • Doug Lauer, University of Minnesota
  • Joe Wiita, Scott County

A Look in Iowa’s Salt Management Toolbox – Tina Greenfield, Iowa Department of Transportation

Twin Cities Metro Area Chloride Plan: Out of the Box and Into the Hands of Users – Brooke Asleson, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Matt Morreim, City of St. Paul

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