Brine (Salt + Water)
Brine works at the same temperature range as rock salt but it has less melting power. So why use it?
Brine . . . works faster
. . . stays in place
. . . is inexpensive
. . . is 77% water
To be precise, salt brine is 23.3% salt and 76.7% water. For colder pavements, you can use salt brine blends.
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Need brine for a municipality or another public entity?
Dane County can sell brine to municipal/public entities. Contact Dan Behrend, Operations Manager for Dane County Highway Department at Behrend@countyofdane.com . The price for 2020-21 is $0.30 per gallon.
Need brine for a private company?
Check out these local vendors:
Envirosealers, LLC - Envirosealers sells salt brine and brine application equipment (firstname.lastname@example.org; 920-420-0391)