Pervious Pavements: A Miniature Examination

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© 2015 by IJETT Journal
Volume-21 Number-3
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Navin.A.S, Hari Kumar.V., Dheepan.K.R, Kamal.S
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V21P224


Navin.A.S, Hari Kumar.V., Dheepan.K.R, Kamal.S"Pervious Pavements: A Miniature Examination", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V21(3),138-143 March 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group


Our cities are being covered with building sand the air-proof concrete road more. Because of the lack of water permeability an dair permeability of the common concrete pavement, the rain water is not filtered underground. Pervious concrete pavements are the ones which allow the water to penetrate through them thereby reducing the various problems faced by many cities. Water stagnation, low groundwater level are a few problems which have been tormenting our cities. This material attempts to fill this gap by experimenting on a miniature scale, the pervious concrete. The result of the experimentation is found out and the test of infiltration according to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM C1701) is carried out. The result of the investigation clearly indicates the need for adopting this on a larger scale thanks to the infiltration of water at a considerable rate. Based on the method carried out, various applications of the same have also been discussed henceforth.


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Pervious concrete, water stagnation, ASTM, infiltration rate, applications