pervious surface

Slovak translation: priepustný povrch

English term or phrase:pervious surface
Slovak translation:priepustný povrch

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14:54 Oct 29, 2009
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Additional field(s): Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: pervious surface
Definition from Livable Communities Coalition:
A pervious surface is one that allows water to filter into the ground, which enables natural groundwater to recharge, helps with filtration of pollutants, and reduces erosion and flooding. The use of pervious asphalt and concrete for parking lots, roads and sidewalks is an important part stormwater management that conserves precious natural resources.

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  • In cold climates (like Minnesota) snow fall on an existing pervious parking area usually disappears on its own before snow on the adjacent, darker colored, impervious suface. Manual snow removal from this pervious surface has seldom been necessary. In the LEED
  • When rains fall on these pervious surface, it washes the accumulated road oil, grease, and rubber dust into storm drains, and from there directly into streams and rivers, untreated. Greatstreets
  • Clogging of any pervious surface can be a concern. It is highly unlikely a majority of any pervious surface will become 100% clogged. Water will always seek the next point of infiltration. Smokey Point Concrete
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priepustný povrch
Priepustný povrch umožňuje preniknutie vody do pôdy, čo umožňuje obnovu podzemných zdrojov vody, znižuje eróziu a nebezpečenstvo záplav.
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priepustný povrch

Definition from own experience or research:
Priepustný povrch umožňuje preniknutie vody do pôdy, čo umožňuje obnovu podzemných zdrojov vody, znižuje eróziu a nebezpečenstvo záplav.

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  • Obrúbenie atletickej dráhy sa navrhuje záhonovým obrubníkom betónovým ABO 4 - 5 (50 x 5 x 25) osadeným do betónu s bočnou betónovou oporou úrovňovo. Trávnatá plocha so živým trávnikom sa navrhuje o 5 cm pod úrovňou obrubníka, tak ako to je vykreslené vo vzorových rezoch. Odvodnenie plochy sa neuvažuje z toho dôvodu, že je navrhovaná ako priepustná - MSP  
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