After generations of being closed to the public the Mount Umunhum summit is now open! We are particularly excited to share it with you, because it includes the very first pervious concrete helicopter pad. Check it out when you head out of your car to begin your adventure to the summit.Read More
There is a new pervious parking lot in Richmond, CA. Located at the new Harbourview Apartments this parking lot is 100% pervious concrete. Parking lots are the perfect application for pervious concrete. They epitomize the principal of the Large Area Thin Infiltration Systems (LATIS). Converting the pavement into a passive storm water detention system, that meets Provision C.3 Municipal regulations, without giving up valuable land to rain gardens, bioswales or detention ponds. By utilizing pervious concrete for the entire parking lot, this project was able to build more rentable units and achieve the most cost-effective solution, all while meeting Provision C.3 regulations.Read More
The Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program (SCVURPPP) announced that the San Jose Environmental Innovation Center (SJEIC) was among the winners of the 2015 Site Design for Protecting Water Quality.Read More
Renovated Heart of Soquel Park in Santa Cruz, CA features colored pervious concrete in the plaza and parking lot, installed by Bay Area Pervious Concrete.Read More
Parking stalls never looked so good! Here you can see, courtesy of Google maps, the top down look at parking stalls for this large apartment complex in Soquel, California. Below, you can see up close, pervious parking stalls with marking paint. While we don’t encourage AC pavement draining onto adjacent pervious concrete as a design concept, this went in well, and will be in service for a long time. Find more photos below!