Pervious pavers that help control driveway/walkway flooding and look great.| Photo: Mutual Materials | thisoldhouse.com

Best Ways to Deal with Storm Water

Considering for sidewalk replacement in tight space between our house and the neighbors

LA Team Effort: The Road Less Traveled: Pervious Pavement & Other Green Surfaces for Your Home Green driveway

Pervious Pavers Green Collection Olde Towne 3pc Pervious Pavers Sierra installed in a random pattern in Sarasota, Florida by BC Pavers.

Pervious Pavers Green Collection Olde Towne Pervious Pavers Sierra installed in a random pattern in Sarasota, Florida by BC Pavers.

GraniteCrete is a permeable aggregate concrete product that is LEED Gold certified.

Hardscaping 101: Eco-Friendly Paving Solutions

Porous Concrete is made with little or no sand and generally uses larger pea gravel, so the look is not as smooth as conventional concrete. It is available through most concrete suppliers.

Pervious pavers incorporate small gaps allowing ­water to seep through into quick-draining gravel layers underneath. | Photo Karen Bussolini | thisoldhouse.com | from Best Ways to Deal with Storm Water

Best Ways to Deal with Storm Water

Pervious paving - concrete pavers designed with voids to be filled with quick-draining gravel

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Belgard Environmental Pavers Discover a new genus of paver, ideal for under rain gutter

Pervious Pavers - - Yahoo Image Search Results

Pervious Pavers - - Yahoo Image Search Results

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Open pavement system to provide increased water and air to tree roods integrated into public paving design

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This is a water wise driveway and a water wise garden. I love the concept of the permeable pavers to create an area for heavy foot or vehicle traffic that is in harmony with nature recycling our water the best way we know how.

"Eco Dublin" Pavers. Various sizes and colors with narrow joints-very nice. Like color and pattern.

Various sizes and colors with narrow joints-very nice. Like color and pattern.

Awesome explanation of "green drainage" and permeable paving.  Offers a few techniques & ideas.

Green Your Drainage: Permeable Paving

One of the best ways to deal with rainwater on site is to let it infiltrate straight into the ground. Last week we talked about the design and benefits of rain gardens, but what about areas that need to be more durable, like driveways, sidewalks and patio

Pervious driveway pavers - eco-option and looks better than all pavers.

The grassed drive way help break up the white space. [Original:The Styled Life: Grass Driveways Use creeping thyme and you won't even need to move it. I think these are great ideas and should even be used in parking lots.

Xeripave Super Water Pervious Pavers modern irrigation equipment

Xeripave, a pervious paver, used with permeable pavers. Photo courtesy of Xeripave Super Pervious Pavers.

Get creative with concrete slabs. For this modern patio, large square slabs of concrete define the seating area surrounding an outdoor fireplace. When you are designing with concrete, you can also leave sections open for plantings, trees or other garden features, creating a custom look that suits your space perfectly.

18 Modern Outdoor Spaces

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