MWMO FREE Class - Winter Maintenance for Parking Lots and Sidewalks



September 24, 2019 OR
October 23, 2019

This class is FREE and includes coffee, lunch, training materials, and the opportunity to get certified!

Event Details: This training offers information about best practices for managing winter maintenance (plowing, de-icing and anti-icing application, storage, and more). These practices will help you save money, time, and the environment! An optional test is offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I Certification in Winter Maintenance Best Practices. Certified Individuals are listed on the MPCA website. Businesses also have the oportunity to be listed on the MWMO website. For more information about the class visit the MWMO Winter Maintenance Training page.

Who should attend:

  • Contractors

  • Property Managers

  • Distributors

  • Snowplow Drivers 

There is also a Roads focused training, register here

Training topics:

  • Application Rates of Materials

  • How to Calibrate Equipment

  • Weather Conditions

  • Storing Materials

  • New Maintenance Methods

  • De-Icing and Anti-Icing

  • Environmental Effects

  •  Legal Issues and Additional Resources

Training materials provided: Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance Manual

Car-pooling is encouraged!
Drivers please use free, on-street (along Marshall Street and in the surrounding neighborhood).
Parking is not allowed in the Tony Jaros parking lot or in nearby businesses’ lots. See parking 


Funding for these workshops is provided by MPCA through a grant from US EPA, Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Fund, and matches from local partners.