Road salts technical documents

The technical documents below are available upon request.

Best management practices

  • Best Management Practices for Salt Use on Private Roads, Parking Lots and Sidewalks (PDF)
  • Best Practices For The Use And Storage Of Chloride-Based Dust Suppressant (PDF)

Risk management

  • A Qualitative Screening of Management Instruments for Road Salts (PDF)
  • Priority Substances List Assessment Report
  • Profile of Chloride-based Dust Suppressants Used in Canada (PDF)
  • Risk Management Strategy for Road Salts (PDF)
  • Socio-Economic Background and Options Study on the Canadian Salt Industry (PDF)

Vulnerable areas

  • Identification of Areas Potentially Vulnerable to Road Salts in Cape Breton Highlands National Park

General information

  • List of Canadian Programs, Initiatives and Guidelines Related to Road Salts (PDF)
  • Success in Road Salts Management
  • Winter Road Maintenance Activities and the Use of Road Salts in Canada: A Compendium of Costs and Benefits Indicators (PDF)
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