Nonpoint Source Program (CWA Section 319)

Is there Salt in your Water?

Treatment for ice and snow is a top priority in keeping our citizens safe and our roads clear for business. But what happens when the ice and snow melt?​ Learn more about the impacts that road salt has on public health, infrastructure, and the environment by selecting the photos below:


Learn all that Salt Impacts:

​​Road Story Map


General Salt Issues:
Public Health, Infrastructure,
Pets, and Freshwater Aquatic life
​Maryland Statewide Efforts​:
State Highway Administration Progress
Salt Training Program​

​​How to Reduce your Salt in 3 Easy Steps:


 Photos sourced from MD DNR Flickr page​ and Montgomery Salt website.