Beet juice and salt in solution for ice in Merritt BC


Beet juice and salt in solution for ice in Merritt BC

File photo KDG

The city street sweeper was out this week on Granite avenue. .They do an initial sweep that takes most of the winter gravel off the road and then a 3 day a week program till the next winter. ” if it snows and sticks again this year we will use the beet juice solution.”
Watch Nicola Avenue as it is a highway and may be on a different schedule then city streets.
Glass shops can do a circle cut of a rock chip to save you a crack in your windshield.

On this day: February 18th 1979
Snow falls on the Sahara Desert in Southern Algeria for the first time on record.

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