Winter Maintenance Professionals

Get Certified 

salt truckIn order to reduce oversalting, the City of Madison has created a voluntary Winter Salt Certification Program, open to all public and private winter maintenance professionals in Dane County. Applicators are trained on best practices and new methods for fighting snow and ice while keeping parking lots, roads, sidewalks and driveways safe. Local residents can find applicators that are committed to both environmental and public safety. Learn more about this program.


If you are interested in purchasing brine from Dane County you can contact Dan Behrend, Operations Manager for Dane County Highway Department at .  Please note that the county can only sell to municipal/public entities. The current price is $0.33 per gallon.



There are a number of tools and resources that can help you use the least amount of salt to get the job done. Click on a tool below for more information:


WI Salt Wise Partnership: A coalition of organizations working together to reduce salt pollution in our lakes, streams and drinking water.