Porous asphalt, Coultice Park, Whitchurch-Stoufville, ON
Laneways retrofit program, Toronto ON
Permeable concrete at Lakeside Park, Mississauga ON
Permeable pavers on residential driveways, Brampton ON
Permeable pavers on a shared street, Georgetown ON
Permeable pavers in parking bays, Mississauga ON (note inspection of bioretention occurring in the background)
Although this permeable pavement at Belfountain Conservation Area was not maintained, it remains structurally sound after over 30 years of constant use.
Pre-cast pervious concrete slab.
Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) on a narrow road between buildings in Chicago (Source: ICPI)
Different colours of permeable pavers in parking lot, CVC headquarters, Mississauga ON
Crews pour pervious concrete into a parking lot (Source: Washington State Dept of Transportation on Flickr)
Inspection wells should be located at the edges or even off the side of permeable pavement areas
Water quality sampling in permeable pavement study, Mississauga ON
Porous asphalt parking lot (Source: Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership)
Placement of permeable pavers during construction.
A mixture of mineral aggregates bound with bituminous materials, used in the construction and maintenance of paved surfaces.
An alternative practice to traditional impervious pavement, prevents the generation of runoff by allowing precipitation falling on the surface to infiltrate through the surface course into an underlying stone reservoir and, where suitable conditions exist, into the native soil.