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Last edited 29 Mar 2021
A porous surface is: ‘A surface that infiltrates water to the sub-base across the entire surface of the material forming the surface, for example grass and gravel surfaces, porous concrete and porous asphalt.’
NB Technical paper 35: Moisture measurement in the historic environment, published by Historic Environment Scotland in 2021, defines porosity as: ‘A measure of the total amount of void space in a material, usually expressed as a percentage (%).’
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