333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

De-ice

De-ice

Spray salt brine to break up ice/snow that has accumulated on the road surface.  On a pavement where the temperature is 30°F (-1° C), one pound of salt melts 46.3 pounds of ice.  The goal isn't to melt the ice, just break its bond with the pavement, where we can then plow it off.