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Waterloo Record – New surfacing eco-friendly alternative to asphalt

April 1, 2022

Becky Shaw

Becky Shaw of Stormflow Surfacing poses Thursday on her Wellesley driveway. The Stratford-based recycles tires to create a paved surfaces that are porous and allow rainwater to seep into the ground. Mathew McCarthy / Waterloo Region Record Terry Pender, Record Reporter

Stratford-based firm, which combines old tires and crushed stone to make a strong, water-permeable surface, is finishing a three-year pilot project in Wellesley Township

WATERLOO REGION – A small startup called Stormflow Surfacing aims to help property owners reduce flooding, save money and improve the quality of water in underground aquifers. The Stratford-based firm is finishing a three-year pilot project in Wellesley Township with the University of Waterloo’s centre for pavement and transportation technology, and securing patent protection for the technology with help from the Waterloo Accelerator Centre, Stormflow spokesperson Becky Shaw said. Read the full article in the Region of Waterloo Record   Learn more about Stormflow driveways Learn more about Stormflow pathways Learn more about Stormflow patios