Permeable driveway and walkway pavers can help alleviate all manner of groundwater and stormwater runoff issues while safeguarding water quality and protecting against the infiltration of pollutants. They provide stabilization while allowing water to permeate directly into the ground where it is filtered before finding its way into our water system. In addition, permeable pavers can reduce runoff and soil erosion. The use of permeable interlocking concrete pavers or permeable pavement is becoming much more common as they are becoming mandatory in many municipalities for these very reasons and many companies are using them when seeking higher LEED certifications and the tax breaks they bring.
If stormwater management has become a problem on your property, PICPs could be the answer. PICPs (permeable interlocking concrete pavement) are a specially engineered system of pavers that allow water to permeate into the soil instead of turning into runoff. For our most common permeable pavers, check out Eco-Priora, Uni Ecoloc, Uni-Eco-Stone, and Holland Herringbone pavers. Turfstone is a grass paver option where the grid-like design allows greenery to grow through them, making them great for parking lots and driveways.
Whether you are a homeowner, landscape or hardscape architect, or a contractor looking for help with erosion control, eliminating a heat island, or desire to uphold EPA standards by improving permeability, Mutual Materials is the place for your permeable paving system solutions. If you are in the Pacific Northwest region, we have branches where you can pick up products or receive pallets delivered to your home or job site. Contact us today to learn more!