Pollution Removal with Porous Pavers

Permeable Paving has been proven to clean stormwater of pollutants. The EPA and other organizations recognize Permeable Paver as a pre-treatment option for stormwater.

Pollutant Removed

Percentage


Total Suspended Solids*

95%

Total Phosphorous*

65%

Total Nitrogen*

82%

Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)*

NA

Heavy Metals*

96-99%

Hydrocarbons**

Up to 100%
Data will vary depending on design characteristics and underlying soils
*2000, R Winer, Center For Watershed Protection, (5 data points)
**“In-Situ Bioremediation of Contaminated Subsurface Media”, published by Water Environment Federation, 1993.