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Porous pavers for parking stalls

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porous pavers

This parking lot for a large zoo in the southern US has been designed to reduce runoff and support good tree growth. It is working. Traditional pavement was used for the travel lanes, but the part of the parking lot where cars park (stalls) was constructed of porous paver blocks. This should allow roots of the trees to grow better because more air and water is likely to enter the soil under the porous pavers.