Sunday, February 22, 2009


All of this rain has me thinking. So much of it falls onto streets and highways and parking lots which then goes into drains and not into the earth. There is all this talk about water shortages and drought and water rationing, if we were smarter about our infrastructure we could take better advantage of the natural resources we have. Have you ever heard of permable paving? Whole parking lots or driveways can be made of permeable paving which allows the water to be absorbed into the earth rather than run off and go into the municiple water treatment plants. Here are a couple pics....

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