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Thaw and Refreeze

A general phrase related to a series of changes in the physical state of snow or other winter accumulation, in which the accumulation changes from a solid to a liquid then refreezes due to temperature fluctuations. Synonym: Melt and Refreeze. #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Snow Stacking

The process of creating a large pile of snow for storage or temporary staging. #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Snow Removal

The physical act of taking snow completely away from a site during or after an event. Snow Removal is not synonymous with Snow Relocation . #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Zero Tolerance

A general term used to describe a low tolerance for snow and ice accumulation levels on a site or Service Area . The descriptor alone does not designate a Level of Service (LOS). See Level of Service (LOS) , Trigger Depth , Accumulation Threshold , and Completion Time for definitions...


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Snow Storage

Piling or stacking snow in a permanent location until natural melting occurs. #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Snow Melting

The physical act of melting snow and other accumulations using heat generated by fuel or electrical means (e.g. snow melting machine, heated sidewalks, radiant heat, etc.). Snow Melting does not include the use of chemicals, as commonly seen in deicing . #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Snow Hauling

Part of the Snow Removal process, it is the act of transporting snow and other winter precipitation accumulations from a site to another offsite location for storage. #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Snow Clearing

The moving of accumulated snow from the surface of a defined service area . Synonyms: Snowplowing, or Snow Pushing. #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Snow Dump

A defined area to store large amounts of snow from one or many sites. Synonyms: Snow Field, Snow Farm. #OperationsandServiceTerms


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Site Map

A visual map of a site or set of sites used for bidding snow services and serving as a basis for creating a Site Engineering Plan . #OperationsandServiceTerms