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The Harmony Lake Subdivision
"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food
and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home."
Please remember to always be on the lookout for kids as you are driving through the neighborhood and please remember to not park in yards. With the potential of snow and ice, the plows will be making an appearance, so please keep your cars off the streets, so they can get the streets cleared - thank you.
Even with the weather turning colder and the potential of snow falling, The Springmeadow Park is open and ready for visitors. Please get out and enjoy this beautiful park, but please be respectful of the equipment, courts, and benches. Just a reminder, if the equipment is frozen or iced over, please do not utilize it - thank you!!
Enjoy the season!!!!
New Winter Updates -
Storm Water Education Section
Help Prevent Stormwater Pollution:
WINTER BRINGS WITH IT LOTS OF FUN ACTIVITIES, LIKE SLEDDING, ICE SKATING AND SKIING. BUT WINTER ALSO MEANS MOUNDS OF SNOW TO SHOVEL AND LAYERS OF ICE TO REMOVE FROM OUR SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS. WE OFTEN MAKE THE JOB EASIER BY APPLYING DEICERS LIKE SALT. BESIDES SODIUM CHLORIDE, MANY DEICERS ALSO CONTAIN CHEMICALS LIKE CYANIDE. WHEN ICE MELTS, THE SALTS AND CHEMICALS DISSOLVE AND FLOW INTO STREET DRAINS THAT LEAD DIRECTLY TO THE RIVER, ENDANGERING AQUATIC LIFE. HERE ARE A FEW TIPS TO REDUCE SALT USE AND PREVENT POLLUTION:
1. TRY AN ALTERNATIVE!
CALCIUM MAGNESIUM ACETATE (CMA) WAS DEVELOPED AS A DEICING ALTERNATIVE BECAUSE IT HAS FEWER ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS THAN SALT AND DOESN’T CAUSE CORROSION. ALTHOUGH CMA IS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN ROCK SALT, IT IS RECOMMENDED FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS.
2. REDUCE YOUR SALT USE.
BY LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF SALT WE USE ON SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, WE CAN REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF POLLUTED STORMWATER WASHING INTO OUR WATERWAYS.
3. USE DE-ICING PRODUCTS BASED ON WINTER CONDITIONS
BEFORE APPLYING A DEICER TO YOUR SIDEWALK, THINK ABOUT THE AIR TEMPERATURE, POTENTIAL FOR SUN EXPOSURE, AND HOW MUCH PRODUCT YOU'LL NEED. REMEMBER TO FOLLOW LABEL DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY AND USE PRODUCTS SPARINGLY. IT'S EASY TO OVER APPLY DEICERS, BUT APPLYING MORE THAN YOU NEED WON'T MELT YOUR ICE ANY FASTER.
Local interactive map for our
area zip code from the EPA
Interactive map of our area
The Value of Trees in controlling storm water