Stow forced to conserve salt due to shortage in the area

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STOW, Ohio – The City of Stow has begun conserving their salt supply due to a shortage.

Stow city officials say that the active winter storm season has contributed to the shortage and that the conservation is to insure there is enough to treat the main roads, hills, bridges and curves.

Deliveries of salt are still coming in, just in slightly smaller amounts.

Extreme cold renders the salt less effective, so liquid de-icing agents are used when necessary.

Stow will continue to use the salt and de-icing agents to make driving conditions safest for residents.