People often think getting legislation passed is the big step. Government’s blocking of SuDS at the behest of the housing industry shows that lobbies can still exert a powerful effect. At least the Welsh have come to their senses. Susdrain Blog Following consultations in 2017, the Welsh Minister for Environment has now signed the Commencement […]

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Defra & Natural England’s response to George Monbiot in the Guardian George Monbiot writes in the Guardian today raising concern over the functions of Natural England. He cites the recent (June) House of Lords NERC Act 2006 committee report that highlighted reductions to the budget of Natural England. The government responded to the committee report in May. Defra response […]

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Anglian Water’s new wetland in Ingoldisthorpe has been formally opened by children from the village primary school. The one-hectare site acts as a natural treatment plant to over a million litres of water, with treated water passing through to be further filtered before returning to the River Ingol. This natural filtering process improves the quality […]

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