Pervious Concrete Pavements: The Environmentally Friendly Choice

Anne Balogh
Paved surfaces are so common that most of us give little thought to the impact they have on water quality and the health of the environment. But here’s the sobering reality: As more land gets paved over, a larger amount of rainwater ends up falling on impervious surfaces such as parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, and streets rather than soaking into the soil. Read on to learn the benefits that pervious concrete provide for the environment.

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Anne Balogh

Anne Balogh writes feature articles each month for The Concrete Network (www.concretenetwork.com). She is a freelance writer based in Glen Ellyn, Ill., and a former editor of Concrete Construction magazine.

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