Road Salt

FILE - A worker  loads salt trucks.  (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Report: Road Salt Could Seep Into Your Drinking Water

Some water companies are warning customers that the tap water might taste a little salty and that those on low-salt diets might want to take note that sodium levels could be elevated.

03/09/2014

Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Salt Supplies, Snow Removal Budgets Strained Across Tri-State

A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.

02/26/2014

FILE - Road salt sits in a storage depot. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ To Get Much-Needed Shipment Of Road Salt

The cargo ship is to arrive from Chile on Thursday. The salt is being supplied by International Salt, a primary supplier for the state.

02/20/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Wants More Funding To Fix Potholes

Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.

02/18/2014

New Jersey Snow Driving

N.J. Officials Work To Replenish Shrinking Road Salt Supply

New Jersey transportation officials say they’re working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.

02/15/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Malloy: State Will Help Local Communities Facing Road Salt Shortage

Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.

02/14/2014

FILE - People walk through a cold and snow covered Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Con Ed Asking Times Square Area To Reduce Power As Crews Repair Cables

The utility says the problems are due to road salt, melting snow and ice getting into the underground electrical system.

02/06/2014

Salt Shortage

Salt Shortages, Threat Of Black Ice Spark Concern In Tri-State Area

Ice and slush have left roads and sidewalks dangerously slippery, and many Tri-State area municipalities have seen their reserves of salt to correct the problems dangerously depleted.

02/05/2014