USA impermeable surfacing - stormwater tax (April 2013):

Swedish Green-Grey project:

USA impermeable surfacing - stormwater tax (April 2013)

Urban environment and stormwater

European Commission : Overview of best practices for limiting soil sealing or mitigating its effects in EU-27 and whole report: Report on best practices for limiting soil sealing and mitigating its effects.

European Soil Sealing Guideline (2012):

Federal Highway Administration: Stormwater Best Management Practices in an Ultra-Urban Setting: Selection and Monitoring.

Minnesota Stormwater Manual:

New Jersey Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual:

Santamouris, M. (2013): Using cool pavements as a mitigation strategy to fight urban heat island—A review of the actual developments.

Toronto and Region Conservation (2009): Review of the Science and Practice of Stormwater Infiltration in Cold Climates.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1999): Preliminary Data Summary of Urban Stormwater Best Management Practices.

US Environmental Protection Agency: Urban Heat Island Mitigation.

Hydrological models

Elliott, A. H. and Trowsdale, S. A. (2007). A review of models for low impact urban stormwater drainage.

Leming M., Malcom, R. and Tennis, P. (2007): Hydrologic Design of Pervious Concrete.

Permeable pavements - General

Drake, J., Bradford, A., van Seters, T. & MacMillan, G. (2012): Evaluation of permeable pavements in cold climates. University of Guelph and Toronto and Region Conservation.

Huber, G. (2000). Performance Survey on Open Graded Friction Course Mixes.

Yildrim, Y., Dossey, T., Fults, K., Maghsoud, T. and Trevino, M. (2007): Winter Maintenance Issues Associated with New Generation Open-Graded Friction Courses.

Pervious concrete

Concrete networks, pervious concrete pavements- Internet website.

CRMCA (2009): Specifier’s Guide for Pervious Concrete Pavement Design.

Pervious pavement - Internet website:

Tennis, P. D., Leming, M. L., Akers, D. J. (2004). Pervious Concrete Pavements.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Pervious Concrete Pavement.

Porous asphalt

Adams, M. 2003: Porous Asphalt Pavement with Recharge Beds: 20 Years and Still Working.

Bendtsen, H. (2011): European Experience – Winter Service of Porous Asphalt - Report from a scanning tour May 2011.

Brown, D. 2003: Thinking Green with Porous Asphalt.

Cahill, T., Adams, M., Marm, C. (2003): The Right Choice for Porous Pavements.

Hot Mix Asphalt Technology – September/October 2003.

UNHSC (2009): Design Specifications for Porous Asphalt Pavement and Infiltration Beds.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Porous Asphalt Pavement.

Block pavers

Angelus Paving Stones. Technical specification:
Details and specifications:

Beeldens, A., Perez, S. and De Myttenaere, O. (2009). Water permeable pavements in Belgium – from research project to real application. /

Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute ICPI: Permeable pavers.

Interpave( 2007): Permeable pavements - Guide to the Design, Construction and Maintenance of Concrete block Permeable Pavements.

Pervious pavement general specifications and guidelines:

Alvarez, A., Martin, A., Estakhri, C., Button, J., Glover, C., Jung, S. (2006): Synthesis of Current Practice on the Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Porous Friction Courses.

California Department of Transportation (2006): Open Graded Friction Course Usage Guide.

Donaldson, S. 2009: Low Impact Development in Northern Nevada: Porous Pavement. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Fact Sheet FS-09-29.

Dooley, L. A., Brumfielf, J. W., Mallick, R. B., Mogawer, W. S., Partl, M., Poulikakos, L., Hicks, G (2009): Construction and Maintenance Practices for Permeable Friction Courses. NCHRP Report 640, National Cooperative Highway Research Program. Washington D.C.
Annotated Literature Review for NCHRP Report 640:

Virginia DEQ (2011): Stormwater Design Specification No. 7: Permeable Pavement.