Pervious surfaces, such as modular paver blocks, allow the soil to retain stormwater. Impervious surfaces prevent the infiltration of stormwater, increasing the volume and velocity of surface runoff.

Pervious Surfaces Used to Promote Stormwater Infiltration and Retention

Pervious surfaces, such as modular paver blocks, allow the soil to retain stormwater. Impervious surfaces prevent the infiltration of stormwater, increasing the volume and velocity of surface runoff.

diagram pervious impervious surfaces stormwater infiltration pavement pavers drains

Author(s)Brianne Walsh
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created1994-06-03
AlbumHuman > Development/Infrastructure
TypeGraphic
Dimensions1000 x 884
Filesize125 kB
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Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionBrianne Walsh, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)