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Eco buildings and bio swales?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by 94formy, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. 94formy

    94formy Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    What methods are you guys using to control ice and snow pack on lead certified buildings (eco friendly sites). Cannot use salt or chemical on walks or lot due to the runoff in the bio- swales. Right now I'm just using straight sand on walks and lots, not real efficient since straight sand wont spread through walk behind spreaders and freezes in the v box spreaders on the way to the account.
  2. leon

    leon Senior Member
    Messages: 872

    sand etc.

    If you use a lot of windshield washer fluid straight
    from the bottle or 55 gallon barrel pouring it on
    sand before you load it on the truck the night before
    or in the walk behind spreader you will have zero
    issues as it will keep it flowing and keep your
    customers happy and attract more of them.
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2011
  3. spaceman12321

    spaceman12321 Junior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 20

    Urea (fertilizer)