Green Infrastructure: A Storm Water Management System

By Wolf Paving:

Asphalt and modern life go hand-in-hand, but without proper planning and implementation, asphalt can cause negative consequences for the environment and people.  That’s why Wolf Paving cares about green infrastructure.

What is Green Infrastructure?

A good definition comes from The Conservation Fund:  “Green infrastructure is strategically planned and managed networks of natural lands, working landscapes and other open spaces that conserve ecosystem values and functions and provide associated benefits to human populations.”

Green Infrastructure and Storm Water Management

So what part does asphalt play in green infrastructure?  Storm water runoff is the primary concern.

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