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Buildipedia: Introduction To Pervious Pavement
Buildipedia discusses permeable pavement, which allows rain and snow to seep into the ground.

Concrete BC: Online Video Describing Pervious Concrete
Concrete BC online video illustrates the sustainable and economic benefits of pervious concrete in mitigating storm water runoff.

GBE: Green Materials Report On Permeable Concrete
Green Building Elements discusses green features, benefits and considerations for permeable concrete.
Information Sources

ICPI: Information & Resources On Permeable Pavements
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute offers information and resources, including webinars, on permeable pavements.

Linked In: NPCPA Discussion On Pervious Concrete
LinkedIn is hosting a new National Pervious Concrete Pavement Association discussion group about pervious concrete, a paving material that allows rainwater to soak into the ground rather than run off. You can view without joining, but you have to join if you want to participate.

Pervious Pavement: Resource Site On Porous & Permeable Concrete
Pervious Pavement offers information on the ins and out of pervious concrete including mix design, typical applications, maintenance, and more.
Issues & Performance

Buildings Canada: Five Things You Never Want to do to Permeable Pavers
Buildings Canada says permeable interlocking pavers are often abused, neutralizing the effectiveness of carefully selected aggregate packed between paving stones. They list five terrible things that owners do to reduce the effectiveness of their pavers.

ACI: Purchasable CD On The Leading Edge of Pervious Concrete
American Concrete Institute sells the The Leading Edge of Pervious Concrete CD-ROM. It contains seven papers that were presented at sessions at the ACI 2009 Convention. These include some of the latest research findings on pervious concrete and state-of-the-art examples on the use of pervious concrete. $62 USD

Buildipedia: Installing Pervious Pavement
Buildipedia describes how to choose a mix, prep the site, and install porous pavement.

CRMCA: Specifier Guide For Pervious Concrete Pavement Design
Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association online Specifier's Guide for Pervious Concrete Pavement Design guide will assist designers specifying design, placement, and curing of the pervious concrete component of a stormwater management system located in an arid environment with the potential of freezing and thawing. (PDF)
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