SKOKIE, Ill.— As stormwater
management systems increasingly focus on using strategies
that emphasize conservation and use of on-site natural features,
pervious concrete pavements are becoming a popular solution.
Recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
as a best practice for stormwater management, interest in
pervious concrete is growing.
Portland Cement Association and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association have teamed with Land Development Today magazine continue their successful series of regional seminars designed to educate civil engineers, architects, and landscape architects on the necessary project specifications for pervious concrete pavement systems.
The seminars will provide detailed instruction on how to implement pervious concrete pavements as a solution for reducing stormwater runoff from building sites and other paved areas. Attendees will learn the details of the systems, engineering properties, and construction techniques.
Dates: Six seminar dates are scheduled.
- Detroit — July 10
- Lexington, Ky. — July 12
- Washington, DC — July 24
- Pittsburgh — July 26
- Minneapolis — Aug. 7
- Milwaukee — Aug 9
Registration: By phone: 888-388-8787;
Online: at http://www.ldbreakthroughs.com/workshops.
Cost: $245 registration fee (lunch included)
Attendees will earn 6.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).
This seminar is registered with AIA Continuing Education System.
Based in Skokie, Ill., the Portland Cement Association represents
cement companies in the United States and Canada. It conducts
market development, engineering, research, education, and
public affairs programs.