How to Update Your Stormwater Management Tactics

How to Update Your Stormwater Management Tactics The biggest problem posed by new construction is a little ironic. New developments and urban sprawl continue at a record pace, but the problem isn’t that cities are changing — it’s that they are changing in the same old ways. No matter how innovative our new buildings are, […]

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Solving Each of the Problems With Traditional Paving Methods

Solving Each of the Problems With Traditional Paving Methods Concrete, asphalt, and gravel are the most common paving materials today. However, their popularity doesn’t negate their shortcomings, and those shortcomings can have a much greater impact than many people might realize. In addition to the excessive costs of building concrete, maintaining asphalt, or dealing with […]

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How to Rethink Our Outdated Stormwater Management Solutions

The flooding that hit Houston in August 2017 is a prime example of what used to be a once-in-a-lifetime weather event, causing catastrophic devastation to communities. Yet it had been only two years since Houston’s last major flood.

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Harvey and a year of action.

A year ago, on August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey hit.  Over a 50,000 square mile area, Harvey dropped upwards of 16.6 trillion gallons of water which could supply the entire US water needs for 280 days and fill Lake Conroe 116 times, according to HCFCD reports. One day rainfall amounts up to 25 inches and […]

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St. Arnoldville Beer Garden & Restaurant is now open!

St. Arnoldville Beer Garden & Restaurant is now open! Five years ago, the first TRUEGRID permeable paver lot was installed at the St. Arnold Brewery in Houston. Six months later a second lot was added. And last month, a new 40,000 TRUEGRID lot opened with the new internationally celebrated beer garden and restaurant. St. Arnold chose […]

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7 Ways Permeable Pavers Can Save You Money

7 Ways Permeable Pavers Can Save You Money TRUEGRID Permeable Pavers not only combat flooding but, by replacing your detention pond, can also be a great way to save money. Permeable paving is a key tool of Low Impact Development design and is encouraged by cities coast-to-coast. Here’s a few ways to save with TRUEGRID. […]

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