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Pervious Pavement Alternatives

OnDemand Webinar (90 minutes)

Learn about the latest trends in design, use, and maintenance of pervious pavement.Pervious pavement is an innovative building material with many environmental, economic, and structural advantages. The proper utilization of pervious pavement is a recognized best management practice by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for providing first-flush pollution control and storm water management. Property owners and developers can also reduce fees and enhance the bottom line by using pervious pavement, which commonly provides up to 20+ years of service with little maintenance. Learn about the latest products, designs, freeze/thaw resistance, environmental benefits, and storm water management planning and placement techniques. See example projects utilizing the three most common pavement types on one site. Learn how pervious pavement can earn LEED® points on your green building project.


Kenneth M. Justice, P.E., National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA)


What a Designer Needs to Know

• What Are Pervious Pavements?

• Why Use Pervious Pavements?

• Where to Use Pervious Pavements

• Sustainability and LEED®

Pervious Pavements Mixtures and Production

• Basic Ingredients

• Mix Information

• Testing Information

General Design Principles

• Project Layout

• Drainage, Subgrade, and Base Considerations

• Freeze/Thaw Resistance

• Pavement Thickness Considerations

• Site Design/Layout

Pervious Pavements Construction

• Overview

• Installation Basics

• Placement Options

• What Not to Do

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

• Maintenance and Repair

• Example Project - the EPA Parking Lot in Edison, New Jersey