Are current research efforts enough to ensure a flood resilient future?

The BRIM workshop (held at Loughborough University on 16th September) focused on “Sustainable and Resilient Water Infrastructure: flood risk and resilience” and gathered researchers from industry and academia to discuss the main challenges for a resilient water infrastructure in the UK. Extreme weather events put water infrastructure at risk while population growth increases demand. In many cases the […]

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[…..]

SuDs- Let’s Get Nibbling

As partners of Susdrain, Richard Allitt Associates is always interested in new ways of spreading the message about sustainable drainage. So we are pleased to share with you this really informative video from Illman Young Landscape Design Limited. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TSfkZHlIYI The video outlines how everyone affected by flooding has a role to play in addressing the problem,[…..]