September 2018

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable pavers are as varied as the capabilities of the technology, ranging from roadways to schoolyards to footpaths or platforms. While engineers rely on them to perform two central functions—supporting whatever traffic they are expected to bear and allowing water to infiltrate beneath the surface—they can do much more. Whatever the duty permeable pavers are called upon to perform, they can take it on with grace and style.


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