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Usage for impermeable


The European Commission has today published a report highlighting the problem of "soil sealing", when land is covered with impermeable material such as asphalt or concrete, causing an irreversible loss of the soil's biological functions. ...

Stormwater runoff from impermeable surfaces, such as asphalt, sends sediment and pollution into rivers and streams. Staunton's projects would route the runoff into the city's underground drainage network, said George Staber, Staunton's drainage ...

CYPRUS IS turning into a concrete jungle at a faster rate than its population growth, as soil is being replaced by impermeable surfaces, or 'soil sealing' at a rate three times that of the EU average. According to an EU soil quality report, ...

Soil is sealed when it is covered over with an impermeable material such as asphalt or concrete. Between 1990 and 2000, at least 275 hectares of soil were lost per day in the EU, amounting to 1000 kmĀ² per year. Half of this soil is permanently sealed ...

The European Commission has today published a report highlighting the problem of 'soil sealing', when land is covered with impermeable material such as asphalt or concrete, causing an irreversible loss of the soil's biological functions. ...