SuDS, Sustainable Drainage, new build, planning, urban drainage

SuDS – What’s stopping progress?

SuDS – What’s stopping progress? Following the ministerial statement[1] in December 2014 progress for SuDS is seemingly now even less clear and appears even more difficult to deliver. Prior to the statement, Local Lead Flood Authorities (LLFAs) were gearing up for implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood & Water Management Act but this has now […]

Getting Ready for Groundwater Flooding

Getting Ready for Groundwater Flooding The clocks have changed and we are now firmly into autumn with winter fast approaching. Who can tell what this forthcoming winter will bring especially as the Environment Agency estimates that around 5 million people will be at risk from flooding this year. Groundwater flooding when it does occur, like[…..]