Content about Surface runoff

July 3, 2012

According to paver manufacturer EP Henry, maker of the ECO line of permeable pavers, there are several ways an outdoor paved area can be environmentally friendly, contribute to LEED certification and earn the owner tax credits.

The benefits apply to homes and businesses, according to the company. Here are six:

June 14, 2012

AZEK VAST Pavers, now available nationally through pro lumberyards and building supply centers, had announced a welcome option to assist with stormwater runoff problems that offers great looks and durability. Brought to landscape contractors and DIYers through a strategic partnership between AZEK Building Products and VAST Enterprises, the product line's Permeable paver in 4-in. by 8-in. size is designed to help alleviate residential and commercial stormwater runoff issues.

August 21, 2011

The California State Water Resources Control Board is proposing new regulations on stormwater runoff and containment that the Lumber Association of California & Nevada (LACN) has called "controversial, costly and unfair."

According to Ken Dunham, LACN executive director, the regulations affect lumberyards and any business with a physical outside yard. LACN Government Affairs Chair and LACN Second VP Augie Venezia presented his views and those of the LACN at an Aug. 17 workshop organized by the Water Resources Control Board.

June 16, 2008

Four of the nation's largest home builders will pay $4.3 million in fines for runoff...