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18:54 Feb 16, 2009
English to Croatian translations [PRO]
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Additional field(s): Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: pervious surface
Definition from Livable Communities Coalition:
A pervious surface is one that allows water to filter into the ground, which enables natural groundwater to recharge, helps with filtration of pollutants, and reduces erosion and flooding. The use of pervious asphalt and concrete for parking lots, roads and sidewalks is an important part stormwater management that conserves precious natural resources.

Example sentence(s):
  • In cold climates (like Minnesota) snow fall on an existing pervious parking area usually disappears on its own before snow on the adjacent, darker colored, impervious suface. Manual snow removal from this pervious surface has seldom been necessary. In the LEED
  • When rains fall on these pervious surface, it washes the accumulated road oil, grease, and rubber dust into storm drains, and from there directly into streams and rivers, untreated. Greatstreets
  • Clogging of any pervious surface can be a concern. It is highly unlikely a majority of any pervious surface will become 100% clogged. Water will always seek the next point of infiltration. Smokey Point Concrete
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4vodopropusna površina
4porozna površina
Mirna Herman Baletić


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porozna površina

Definition from own experience or research:
porozna površina je površina izrađena od materijala koji ima sposobnost propuštanja vode

Example sentence(s):
  • Mikroarmirane polimercementne vodonepropusne rade za sanaciju i antikorozionu zaštitu betonskih poroznih površina i kao vezni sloj prije nanošenja reparaturnog maltera, - internet  
Mirna Herman Baletić
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vodopropusna površina

Definition from own experience or research:
Površina kroz koju voda prolazi, odvodnja kroz površinu

Example sentence(s):
  • Najmanje 30% površine građevne čestice treba biti uređeno kao vodopropusna površina zelenila na zemlji u što nije uključena površina parkirališta. - Prostorni plan uređenja općine Murter  
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