Midwest Salt at WATERCON 2020

Join us at Watercon 2020 in Springfield, IL. From Monday March 23rd to Wednesday March 26th 2020 WATERCON 2020 will be discussing all urban water, drinking water, storm water management, wastewater and reuse. Stop by the Midwest Salt booth, #510, for information on the “Future of Illinois’ Salt Supply”. There’s a lot happening on the… Read more »

Responsible Industrial Chloride Use

Sodium chloride, commonly known as salt, is one of the most abundant minerals on the planet.  Salt possesses major economic importance because of its usefulness beyond flavoring and preserving food.  In fact, according to the February 2019 U.S. Geological Survey, of the 42 million tons of domestic salt produced in 2018 only 6% of salt… Read more »

Dangerously Salty Fresh Water? It Is Happening.

There is no denying the urban sprawl in America is spreading. Researchers found startling data in freshwater lakes of the Northern United Sates. Too many chlorides in salt can do damage to many areas of life, from killing off plants and trees or stunting reproduction of beneficial animal to environmental catastrophes like Flint, Michigan. Researchers… Read more »

Municipal Bulk Water Conditioning Salt Case Study

While a Midwest Salt sales person was out prospecting, he came across a municipality in need of a reliable salt supplier. The community manager confided their current supplier had an issue getting their barge to the offload/staging location and had to wait weeks for a delivery. They had approximately 5 days of salt left in… Read more »

Where Does Water Come From?

Water is generally classified into two groups: Surface Water and Ground Water. Surface water is just what the name implies; it is water found in a river, lake or other surface impoundment. This water is usually not very high in mineral content, and many times is called “soft water” even though it usually is not…. Read more »