water management

CIRIA launches new guidance on “Delivering better water management through the planning system”

We are pleased to announce that the new CIRIA (Construction Industry Research and Information Association) guidance on “Delivering Better Water Management through the Planning System”, has been published and is now available to download here The guidance supports planning for water through the delivery of Integrated Water Management (IWM). Explaining the critical success factors required for […]

Graduate Hydraulic Modellers from RAA attend the CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Study Weekend 2018

Two of our Graduate Hydraulic Modellers recently attended the CIWEM Rivers and Coastal Group Responsible Water Management Study Weekend that took place in Durham. Lydia Crowther and Hanna Kugachandran joined 25 other delegates for a weekend of lectures, case studies, networking and site visits with a particular focus on natural flood management and sustainable drainage systems.[…..]

Sustainable Drainage Systems – Where are we now?

SuDS are designed to replicate as closely as possible the natural drainage from a site before development. It is accepted that apart from reducing the potential impact of flooding SuDS also offer many more benefits including impact upon water quality, amenity value and biodiversity. Apart from new development sites there are many excellent examples where[…..]