Pervious paving

Pervious paving

A paving material that allows water to penetrate to the soil below; this reduces the amount of water that needs to be treated by the water infrastructure system and increases the water in the aquifer. It is a function of storm water management
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Additional efficiency improvements include premium efficiency motors, variable frequency drives, and elimination of continuous pumping, pervious paving, and xeriscaping.
Green design elements included expansion of the initial bioswales, pervious paving, LED lighting, occupancy sensors, and low-flow plumbing.
Permeable paving materials, such as gravel, crushed stone, open paving blocks, and pervious paving blocks allow water to infiltrate into the soil to irrigate plants.
The design outlines a system of bio-swales and rain gardens, gently sloped, open channels of greenery; permeable weirs, pervious paving and more to address treatment, filtration and infiltration issues.
Low-impact development or green infrastructure such as rain barrels, rain gardens, green roofs, and pervious paving can be used to reduce the amount of polluted runoff entering the stormwater system and help urban areas function more like natural landscape.
MWRD is also required to implement a green infrastructure program that will reduce stormwater runoff in areas serviced by MWRD by distributing rain barrels and developing projects to build green roofs, rain gardens, or use pervious paving materials in urban neighborhoods.
The museum's parking lot has pervious paving so rainwater filters back into the water table.
Plants and pervious paving also were used to lower surrounding temperatures.
Pervious paving products cost more than standard paving materials such as asphalt and concrete, but installing patios, paths and driveways can add value to your home.
The association's entry into the 2008 Tour of Homes, in fact, features LED lighting, a photovoltaic system on the roof, pervious paving stones, tankless hot water heaters and much more.
Tenders are invited for project consists of removing large areas of asphalt in the administration parking lot and replacing the asphalt with a variety of innovative pervious paving systems.