The absorbent roadway seeks to absorb and disperse localized flooding caused by storm surges. Continuous accumulation of plastic is resulting in two adverse consequences: the channeling of plastic waste into the ocean and the plugging of sewer drains leading to localized flooding. An absorbent roadway, on the other hand, with its distributed intake surface, may be less prone to plugging by plastic and other types of large flood debris.
Allan is a geologist and electrical geophysicist who moved to the Philippines with a simple idea: this is the best country in the world for developing solar electric transportation systems.
- Calamba, Laguna, Philippines
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