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Permeable and Sustainable Landscaping

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this page is a work in progress and should be viewed strictly as informative.
Note: All landscaping must adhere to s.295-405


Diagram showing sustainable landscaping in the form of a bioswale. 


Often times, space does not allow for the placement of a bioswale around the perimeter of a parking lot.  This diagram shows how permeable pavement can become a sustainable storm water solution that does not take away any square footage from the parking lot.



Example of storm water management technique used at The Brewery development
   The Energy Exchange Building at 4121 S. 6th Street  retains 100% of storm water on site through the use of permeable paving, rain gardens, green roofs, bioswales and cistern.
  A close up view of pervious pavement 
  Large scale office parking lot that uses brick pavers for its surface to allow water to penetrate below. 


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