Pervious Pavement Alternatives
1 hour 30 minutes
Learn about the latest trends in design, use, and maintenance of pervious pavement.
Pervious pavement is an innovative building material with many environmental, economic, and structural advantages. The proper utilization of pervious pavement is a recognized best management practice by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for providing first-flush pollution control and storm water management. Property owners and developers can also reduce fees and enhance the bottom line by using pervious pavement, which commonly provides up to 20+ years of service with little maintenance. Learn about the latest products, designs, freeze/thaw resistance, environmental benefits, and storm water management planning and placement techniques. See example projects utilizing the three most common pavement types on one site. Learn how pervious pavement can earn LEED® points on your green building project.
• You will be able to explain what a designer needs to know about pervious pavements.
• You will be able to discuss why pervious pavements should be used.
• You will be able to review general design principles.
• You will be able to describe placement techniques.