n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Blue Route permeable paving project - environmentally responsible : engineering the environment

Volume 21, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



South Africa's largest sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS) and permeable paving project to date was completed in August at a new Cape Town shopping centre, Blue Route Mall. Located in Tokai and spanning some 45 000 m2 of combined parking and drainage area, the development complies with the City's Management of Urban Stormwater Impacts Policy, which aims to reduce the negative impact of impermeable surfaces on aquatic ecosystems.

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