Pervious Concrete: What Is It and Is It More Expensive?

Pervious Concrete

What is Pervious Concrete? Pervious concrete is a structural concrete pavement with a large volume (15 to 35 percent) of interconnected voids. Similar to normal concrete, pervious concrete is made from a mixture of cement, coarse aggregates, and water. However, it contains little or no sand, which results in a porous open-cell structure that water …

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Pervious Concrete

Pervious Concrete Pervious concrete is a type of concrete with a system of interconnected pores allowing water to rapidly drain through. Pervious concrete itself is made up of coarse aggregate that is coated by a thin layer of cement paste, holding the system together. While the compressive strength, void content, and permeability tend to vary …

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