Help inform the delivery of high-quality SuDS and the implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act. WSP, CIWEM and CIRIA on behalf of Defra are undertaking a review of the skills and training needed, following Government’s acceptance of the recommendation to make SuDS mandatory in new developments. A survey has been […]

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The Greater London Authority has released a map of locations of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) across London. London is outgrowing its drains and sewers. The combined sewer system originally built over 150 years ago by Joseph Bazalgette has served us well, but it was designed for a smaller city with more green surfaces. The combined […]

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New approach to sustainable drainage set to reduce flood risk and clean up rivers, Defra has announced. A range of organisations have welcomed the move to more sustainable drainage for new developments in England. The recommendation to make sustainable drainage systems mandatory to new developments in England is the result of the Government’s review. Defra have […]

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