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permeability

The measure of a material's ability to transmit liquids.The passage of soil contaminants into groundwater increases as soil permeability increases.On the other hand,in situ remediation—removal or decomposition—of groundwater contamination is easier as permeability increases.For a color map of the United States showing the relative permeability of soils across the country, see the Web site page of the Environmental Protection Agency at www.epa.gov/iwi/1999sept/iv20_usmap.html.

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Ms Sent shared the top six reasons to choose permeable pavers:
When health problems prevented me from being able to pitch in and help, I recalled what it means to have a permeable soul, paying attention to the lessons of letting go and understanding the practicality of honoring limitations we can't change.
Topmix Permeable has an average permeability rate of 36,000 mm per hour.
A PICP consists of a surface of paving units with joints or openings filled with permeable aggregate.
Without adequate documentation, facility managers should address the heat island effect through conventional strategies such as reducing overall pavement areas or installing reflective roofing and use permeable materials for stormwater management.
Another option is the use of one of the many available interlocking permeable systems that create a grid of either concrete or recycled high density polyethylene.
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is testing a variety of permeable paving materials at its facility in Edison, N.
Interpave has just published an important new 20 page document, intended to help all those involved with the development process--including designers, developers and planning, building control and adoption officers--understand permeable paving, which is set for rapid future growth.
The report also proposes that householders should have to seek planning permission to pave over gardens to create hard-standing for vehicles, unless permeable paving materials are used.
Whitehall is looking at the possibility of making permeable surfaces for new car parks and other public areas compulsory following the extensive flooding of north-east England and the Midlands last week.