Permeable pavers are alternatives that may be used to reduce imperviousness. While there are many different materials commercially available, permeable pavement may be divided into three basic types: porous bituminous asphalt, pervious concrete, and permeable interlocking concrete pavements.
A rain barrel is a container that captures and stores rainwater draining from your roof. Barrels usually range from 50 to 80 gallons and have a spigot for filling watering cans and a connection for a soaker hose.
Swales are channels that provide conveyance, water quality treatment, and flow attenuation of stormwater runoff. Swales provide pollutant removal through vegetative filtering, sedimentation, biological uptake, and infiltration into the underlying soil media.