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14 Oct, 2008

Permeable Alleys in Chicago

Posted by: Skylar In: Stormwater

An article from covers an interesting story about the use of permeable pavement in some of Chicago’s aging alleys.  The article goes quite in-depth about the issues encountered in the design and implementation of the new permeable alleys. The city started out with a select few pilot projects, and upon completion they proved to [...]

I just finished reading an interesting article over at, which covers two projects that are dedicated to the improvement of stormwater quality in Los Angeles County. The first project uses the area below a recreational park to collect and infiltrate water, which maintains water quality while recharging the local groundwater: At the northern, upstream [...]


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