Category: Homeowner - New Builds

Why Isn’t Porous Paving The Norm?

technology developed in the 1800s, Porus Paving is FINALLY beginning to see some exposure and major use across New Zealand and Australia.

Porus paving is characteristically concrete, but without the fine sand and particulate matter that usually fills in the gaps to make it completely solid. This results in a smooth, paved surface that resembles gravel. It also allows water to completely drain through it to the soil below. Even better, the porous paving captures pollutants like oil and chemical runoff, making sure those things don’t make it into the soil and damage the environment.