Salt Group situation report

No. 1 – 6 November 2022

Overview

  • Current stock held by local authorities, trunk road operating companies and in strategic reserve is 453,254 tonnes.
    (This compares with current stock at 5 November last year of 517,966 tonnes)
  • Salt on order by local authorities and trunk road operating companies is 47,581 tonnes.
    (This compares with salt in stock and on order at 5 November last year of 108,871 tonnes).
  • Salt being pursued/on order for strategic reserve is 0 tonnes.
  • Total for salt in stock and on order is 500,835 tonnes.
    (This compares with salt in stock and on order at 5 November last year of tonnes)
  • Total declared salt usage for winter season 2022-23 to date is 2,688 tonnes
    (This compares with salt usage at 5 November last year of 1,955 tonnes). 
  • National Strategic Salt Stock totalling 71,000 tonnes is currently in stock at various depots throughout Scotland.
    (This compares with national strategic salt in stock at 5 November last year of 76,000 tonnes).
  • The next Salt Group Situation Report will be provided week commencing 28 November 2022.

Published Date 6 Nov 2022 Type Mode of transport