Please give your cooperation to water the street.

09.09.01

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According to the calendar, it is already autumn in Japan. However, in Tokyo we still have a long spell of hot weather.

This pavement has the water holding capacity. I mean the blocks have a function to retain water inside. And when water vaporizes, the temperature around the block surface falls.

In brief, this pavement has a function to lower the temperature around the surface with the heat of vaporization.

Now we can find the same type of roads especially in the middle of big cities or hot spots.

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“This is the pavement with water holding capacity. Please give your cooperation to water the street.” The government asks people in this area because we have a custom to water the street to receive coolness in Japan.

Please turn off your air conditioner, and water the street. This is one of ecological efforts in Japan.

How about your country?

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