Sustainability

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.