Traditional concrete and asphalt surfaces that are used to pave streets, parking lots, and driveways cause rainwater to runoff into storm drains. This not only creates a barrier in the natural cycle of water being absorbed back into the ground, but the runoff can pollute nearby rivers, lakes, and streams.

The solution is to install pervious pavement, which provides a hard surface to drive on, but is porous enough to allow rainwater to pass through where it is absorbed by the soil below. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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