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Last edited 29 Mar 2019
Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems - latest guidance
All plans and designs for new housing or commercial developments should address the issue of sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) from the earliest stages. This enables the best SuDS to be delivered to mitigate flooding risk, avoid overloading the drainage network and provide water quality, biodiversity and public amenity benefits.
Who should read the new guidance?:
- Construction contractors.
- Water engineers.
- Chartered environmentalists.
To find out more and download the guidance, see here.
This article was originally published here on 14th February 2018 by ICE. It was written by Anna Plodowski.
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