Thanks to Nathan Richardson for the heads up on this. This consultation covers a very wide range of natural resources issues suggesting that Wales may potentially go it alone in a number of areas including on abstraction reform in the absence of a Water Bill plus stronger measures around SUDS (see Chapter 6).
Lots of useful information in Susdrain Mailings contact them email@example.com for routine updates. Welsh Government consults on implementation of SuDS The Welsh Government is consulting on the proposed implementation of schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. This follows on from their consultation and publication of their non-statutory SuDS standards last year. […]
EFRA call for stronger sustainable drainage policies to help cut flood risk EFRA 26 April 2017 In its report, the Environment Food, and Rural Affairs Committee criticises the Government’s sub-standard sustainable drainage (SuDS) approaches: Read the report summary Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the full report: Post-legislative scrutiny: Flood and Water Management Act 2010 […]
In a first for the UK water industry a code of practice for assessing surface water treatment technologies has been published by British Water. The document, which took over two years to develop, has been supported by the Environment Agency and manufacturers of surface water treatment devices. British Water members ACO Technologies, Hydro International and […]