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[…..]

The new SuDS Manual is out!

The UK’s most comprehensive SuDS guidance has been released to support uptake, manage floods and create better places and spaces.As the UK moves into winter, potentially a time of greater flood risk as seen during the 2013-2014 winter, CIRIA has launched the most comprehensive industry SuDS guidance available in the UK. This guidance focuses on[…..]