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The mixture has a water-to-cement ratio of 0. Pervious concrete is traditionally used in parking areasareas with light traffic, residential streetspedestrian walkwaysand greenhouses.
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The drainage rate of pervious concrete pavement will vary with aggregate size and density of the mixture, but will generally fall into the range of 2 to 18 gal. Pervious concrete is made using large aggregates with little to no fine aggregates. The correct quantity of water in the concrete is critical.
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Concerns over the resistance to the freeze-thaw cycle have limited the use of pervious concrete in cold weather environments. Mechanical screeds are preferable to manual. Pervious concrete functions like a storm water infiltration basin and allows the storm water to infiltrate the soil over a large area, thus facilitating recharge of precious groundwater supplies locally.
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A pervious concrete pavement allows the transfer of both water and air to root systems allowing trees to flourish even in highly developed areas. Enter your account email address to request a password reset: Pervious concrete also naturally filters storm water  and can reduce pollutant loads entering into streamsponds and rivers. Roman concrete Roman engineering Ancient Roman architecture.
Properties Degradation Cocrete impact Recycling Segregation in concrete Alkali—silica reaction.
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Please login to your authorized staff account to use this feature. Pervious concrete has a common strength of —1, pounds per square inch 4. Retrieved 1 October Pervious concrete consists of cement, coarse aggregate and water with little to no fine aggregates. Retrieved from ” https: A low water to cement ratio will increase the strength of the concrete, but too little water may cause surface failure. Excessive compaction of pervious concrete results in higher compressive strength, but lower porosity and thus lower permeability.
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Archived from the original on July 7, All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November All articles that are too technical Wikipedia articles that are too technical from May All articles needing expert attention Articles needing expert attention from May Wikipedia articles needing clarification from July Pervious concrete was first used in the s in Europe as pavement surfacing and load bearing walls. Copyright Compu-tecture, Inc. Office of Research and Development.
This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Entrained air may help protect the paste like in normal concrete. The addition of a small amount of sand will increase the strength.