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Pervious Concrete

Why Use It?

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pervious pathPervious concrete is an innovative building material with many environmental, economic, and structural advantages. The proper utilization of pervious concrete is a recognized Best Management Practice by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for providing first-flush pollution control and stormwater management. Property owners and developers can also reduce fees and enhance the bottom line by using pervious concrete, which commonly provides 20-40 years of service with little or no maintenance.


Environmental Benefits

Stormwater Management

High Albedo

Parking Area Ecosystems

Heat Island Effect


Economic Benefits

Alternative to costly stormwater management practices

Avoid stormwater impact fees for impervious areas

Utilization of regional materials and local concrete companies

Low life-cycle cost


Structural Benefits

Textured Surface

Void Structure

Strength and Durability