Canada: Climate change adaptation: street surfaces that absorb water

Toronto Star: There’s a post-rain freshness at the Kortright Centre for Conservation as Glenn MacMillan tamps his boots across the still-wet pavers. MacMillan is senior manager, water and energy, for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, and he’s based here at Kortright, the city’s bucolic testing ground for energy and conservation initiatives. The pavers in question are deemed pervious, or permeable, due to the void space that rims the hard stones, space that is filled with penetrable, pea-sized......

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