Thanks to Richard Ashley for this report AECOM & Sniffer: Study of Evidence from 25 case studies on how projects and schemes meet climate change adaptation requirements The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008. The Adaptation Sub Committee (ASC), which is part of the […]

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Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) will become mandatory for new property developments in Wales from next year, following regulations introduced by the Welsh Government. As part of the regulations, ‘SuDS Approving Bodies’ or ‘SABs’ will be set up within every local authority to approve drainage plans. The SAB or local planning authorities will have powers to […]

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Thanks to Bruce Horton for this report Areas next to rivers hold potential for cost-effective flood protection and improving the health of an entire river ecosystem. According to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing published today, restoring European floodplains closer to their natural state would contribute to the achievement of several European Union policies. Estimates […]

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