Creating Reservoirs Under Roads and Parking Lots

Pervious concrete, a type of concrete without sand, can drain hundreds of inches of rain per hour, allowing water to filter into groundwater stores below, rather than run off into storm drains. Landscape architect Cheryl Sullivan discusses the pros and cons of this eco-friendly paving option.

Segment Guests

Cheryl Sullivan

Cheryl Sullivan is a senior landscape architect at Cunningham Engineering Corporation in Davis, California.

John Harvey

John Harvey is the director of the University of California Pavement Research Center and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Davis in Davis, California.