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|Cite as Chris Watkins (2021). "Permeable pavements". Appropedia. Retrieved 2021-10-16.|
Permeable pavement can be used as a substitute for concrete and asphalt driveways, patios, parking lots, or wherever conventional pavements are used.
By combining hard surface with porous surface, e.g. in a grid pattern, it allows water to be absorbed by the ground, decreasing off-site water runoff.