Use what you need to make your walkways and driveways safe, but avoid sensitive areas like waterways and private wells. Learn about the pros and cons of different types of de-icers and their impact on our waterways.
Melting snow is stormwater too! Clear downspouts and gutters so that melt water drains freely. Do not pile snow on stormdrains, keep them clear to allow them to drain properly.
Remember to open your rain barrel spigot to prevent it from filling with ice and possibly cracking.