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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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A SMALL ACTION for BIG CHANGE   Every little bit helps.  And you are in control. When you put that plastic jug or shampoo bottle into your green recycling container, that’s the first step to reducing plastic waste in the oceans and landfills.  But your impact doesn’t have to end there. The world needs products […]

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The Complete Guide to Permeable Paving Systems

The Complete Guide to Permeable Paving Systems Permeable paving systems are porous, so they allow water to infiltrate the pavement and drain into the ground or sub-base rock underneath. These paving systems are just as strong and durable as traditional paving materials such as concrete, asphalt, or compacted gravel. Several types of porous paving grids […]

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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How to Rethink Our Outdated Stormwater Management Solutions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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3 Ways Your Money Pit Detention Pond can be a Money Maker!

Detention ponds are expensive. They are expensive to build, expensive to maintain and eat valuable real estate. These ponds can be drowning hazards and when not properly maintained, as is more often the case than not, can be breeding grounds for mosquitoes and toxic bacteria. But not having detention is not an option. Not having […]

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How can you eliminate your detention pond and save money?

All commercial sites need to consider stormwater management when being designed and developed. The traditional way to design for stormwater management is take a big chunk of land on a new site and use it to build a detention pond. The pond is designed to have capacity to detain the runoff from the entire piece […]

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DECK™ Intro at Medical Products Manufacturer

The TRUEGRID DECK™, the latest patent pending addition to the TRUEGRID PRO PLUS system, made its debut recently in a 64,000 sf employee parking lot for a medical products manufacturer. 1200 sf of DECK was installed for handicap parking spaces attached to the gravel filled PRO PLUS lot. Industrial Strength DECK has a permeable, gravel free […]

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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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