Permeable Paving



Pervious Pavers and Pavement are hard surfaces that allow water to infiltrate into the ground below.

If you must re-pave hard surfaces, consider using porous pavers or pavement on a portion of this hardscape to capture and infiltrate stormwater.

Report by University of Maryland Extension Master Gardeners report on permeable pavement in Howard County

For a list of contractors, please visit WSA's Connect and Collaborate page

When looking for a contractor:
           1.  Ask for references (You want to be sure that the work they have done was                          completed in a timely manner, at a sufficient level of quality, within the                                  contracted price)
           2. Ask to see completed work done by the contractor
           3. Approach at least 3 different contractors for quotes(You want to have a good                      understanding of the market to ensure that you are getting a reasonable quote)
           4. Ensure your contract includes plans, costs, and timelines
           5. Your contractor can find more information about installing this practice in the                      Watershed Stewards Academy Rainscaping Guide For Contractors

For information on funding your project, please visit our Resources Page to view our Grant Assistance Cheat Sheet