Water permeable landscaping / Guides

Permeable interlock pavers & paving stones
Permeable laneways and patios

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

...permeable surface or not. If you fill the gap between the stones with something that isn't water permeable, then it won't be - you guessed it - water permeable....

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...water, contaminated stormwater is directed towards sewers and waterways. There are many results that may come from this - waterways can be contaminated with r...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...Watering directly at the roots significantly reduces evaporation so you will get a lot more mileage out of one barrel of water. Water-permeable landscaping: ...

Why basements flood and how to prevent that with a sump pump
Basements improvements

Why Basements Flood & How to Prevent Flooded Basements

...water management & water-permeable landscaping Find more about green home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - also, learn more about ...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...Water conservation, such as on-site rainwater drainage collection to a drywell, which will be eventually be upgraded to a cistern for efficient rainwater re-use...

Rain barrels for storm water management and rainwater harvesting
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...water can run straight into nearby waterways and aquifers. If there are ways to divert water-to-water storage areas, you can change street rainwater from being ...