City of Superior - ESD: News & Events 

Upcoming Events

WI Salt Awareness Week

Save the Date: January 11-15, 2021

Tune in from 12:30-1 PM, daily through the week of Jan. 11th - 15th, as area experts dive into #thetruecostofsalt on our drinking water, pets, freshwater ecosystems, and more.

All talks will be live-streamed on YouTube.

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MONDAY - Salty Streams and Formerly Freshwater Lakes: An Ecosystem Perspective 

Speakers: Hilary Dugan and Bill Hintz

TUESDAY - Be Salt Wise and Pet Smart

Speaker: Brian Ray

WEDNESDAY - Salt your Dinner, not our Drinking Water

Speakers: Amy Barrilleaux and Kevin Masarik

THURSDAY - Put your House/Business on a Low-Salt Diet

Speakers: Juan Lopez and Matthew Maier

FRIDAY - Salt Reduction Champions

A video montage of success stories from across the state.

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Winter Salt Certification

Smart Salting Virtual Training 

 for Property Managers

Thursday, January 14th, 2021, 

from 8 AM to 12 PM

Register HERE for free!

Learn tips and techniques that can save your company/community/school district time, money, and protect our waters. The target audience for this class includes property managers and others that oversee or hire snow and ice contractors. Participants will learn how to reduce damages caused by salt both indoors and outdoors, how to know if your maintenance crew is using sustainable practices, how to deal with liability issues, and solutions to other winter maintenance headaches.


Road salt (sodium chloride) is everywhere during the winter months. It keeps us safe on roads and sidewalks but can pose a threat to fish and wildlife as well as human health!

You can take action.

Request your FREE Salt Watch Test kit using by clicking hereYour kit will include everything you need to determine whether road salt pollution is a problem in your local stream.

The City of Superior - ESD will participate in Winter Salt Watch this Winter 2020! If you have any questions or would like to participate, contact Megan at

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