Sacramento, California. The site required a permeable solution capable of controlling rainwater pooling and runoff, while delivering long-term durability under light vehicular traffic. The surface also had to be pedestrian-friendly.
PROBLEM: Several site requirements had to be considered. Along with a Green Design, ADA compliancy and its aesthetic value, the site needed to store more than a 10 year storm within the paver section. It had to implement hydro-modification by increasing the amount of time it would normally take site runoff to enter the public system off site. Gaining NPDES credits also lowered the size requirements for other on-site BMP’s such as bio-swales. In addition, elimination of an on-site detention basin allowed the developer to maximize the building square footage on-site.
SOLUTION: The developer, in conjunction with both the project engineer and Belgard sales representative, selected Aqua-Bric® over Anchor’s Eco-Stone because the system provided a viable solution with regard to ADA requirements and functionality without compromising performance.