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Drainage benefits of porous, permeable and pervious paving

Scholz, M, Charlesworth, S and Coupe, S 'Drainage benefits of porous, permeable and pervious paving' , in: Water Resources in the Built Environment – Managing Issues and Solutions , John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, UK., pp. 302-318.

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Abstract

The fundamental purpose of all permeable paving systems (PPSs) is to allow stormwater to infiltrate slowly, to be stored in its structure and then allowed to be conveyed elsewhere in association with the sustainable drainage system (SUDS). This chapter focuses on design, maintenance and water quality control aspects, as well as advantages and disadvantages of different PPSs, with the help of recent and relevant case studies. The latest innovations in tackling global climate change (GCC) are discussed, as is current research regarding the combination of PPS, geothermal heating and cooling, water treatment and recycling. Possible water quality variables of concern have the potential to endanger soil and groundwater resources if they are not sufficiently treated by biodegradation or removal during the infiltration process and include sediment and suspended solids, phosphorus, organic waste with high biochemical oxygen demand, dissolved nutrients and pollutants, oil and grease, and faecal pathogens.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Booth, CA and Charlesworth, SM
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Refereed: No
ISBN: 9780470670910
Funders: Funder not known
Depositing User: B Li
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2015 11:58
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2016 10:45
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/33744

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