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Shoreview experiment may eliminate storm drains

Shoreview Public Works Director Mark Maloney says that pervious concrete allows water to flow through, preventing runoff and eliminating the need for storm sewers. ... The Minnesota Department of Transportation, working with the Aggregate Ready Mix Association, began studying pervious concrete in 2005 on a driveway, sidewalk and road test strips at its MnROAD research center at Albertville.

Read the full story: Shoreview experiment may eliminate storm drains, Star Tribune, May 26, 2009

Also, check out the TERRA fact sheet on pervious concrete.