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Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) manage surface water run-off as close to its source as possible. This reduces...

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Is My Site Within A Flood Zone?

All too often, information on whether or not your site is within a Flood Zone can be muddy and unclear, leaving you...

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What Is Surface Water Flooding?

Simply put, surface water flooding occurs when the volume of rainwater falling is unable to drain away through existing...

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What Is Fluvial Flooding?

Fluvial flooding – or ‘river flooding’ as it is commonly referred – is quite simply flooding that occurs when the water...

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Why do I need a Flood Risk Assessment in a Flood Zone 1?

“The council are asking me to do a Flood Risk Assessment, but my property/development is in a flood Zone 1…”

It’s a...

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What You Need to Know About the London Sustainable Drainage Proforma

If you have an upcoming development in the London area which requires a sustainable drainage strategy, completion of...

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SuDS Assessment: What You Need to Know

If you’re an architect, property developer, builder, planner or landowner, and need to know exactly what a SuDS report...

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Why a SuDS Strategy Is Crucial for Planning Approval

Conducting a SuDS report on your development is often stipulated as part of the planning approval process, but what are...

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Why Planning Approval Often Depends on SuDS

Planning approval often depends on SuDS as without it the surface water networks and rivers would overflow, cause...

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Top 3 Things You Need to Know About SuDS Design and Strategy

Sustainable urban drainage strategies (SuDS) are systems designed to manage how surface water will be drained in urban...