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Flash Flooding Challenge: Improving Resilience competition

A competition for students and researchers from Universities across the north of England to find innovative ideas to help communities at risk of flash floods to become more resilient. A...

SuDS by dictat

  Apparently there is no need to dance around the houses for years and years. What you need is a governmental decree to get your SuDS policy implemented. Job in China, anyone?

Short film from LWEC about Urban Flooding

Here is a great short video from LWEC that looks at the tools and practices being employed to tackle surface flooding in the Newcastle area.

Summer School 2012: Flood Risk Management, University of Oxford, St Anne’s College, 16th – 20th July 2012

  ESKTN, together with its European partners on the FP7 WaterDiss project have organised a Summer School on Flood Risk Management. The aim of the Summer School is to provide an...

Retrofitting urban areas to effectively manage surface water

  The new CIRIA guidance - Retrofitting urban areas to effectively manage surface water (C713) is due to be published very shortly and  three events have been organised to launch...

TSB Water security COMPETITION FOR FEASIBILITY AND COLLABORATIVE R&D FUNDING March 2012

  The TSB Water Security call i s now open   The Location and time for the Briefing Day for the TSB Water security Competition for Feasibility and Collaborative R&D...

Leaping into SuDS

The Presentations from the workshop are now available to view and download.   Bridget Woods Ballard, HR Wallingford Jonathan Glerum, CIRIA Peter Wilder, Wilder...

Practical Measures for Improving Water Quality

Leaf (Linking Environment and Farming) are running two events on practical measures for improving water quality.   The events, supported by Catchment Sensitive Farming, will look...

Leaping into SuDS

  Fantastic event today at British Geological Survey, Keyworth supported by BGS, CIRIA, ESKTN & MBEKTN   Well over 120 delegates.  Well done all those who...

SuDS and WOMBATS

Great article in the February edition of Water 21 (Magazine of IWA) on SUDS  in Tasmania.   The island of Tasmania has been treating diffuse urban water runoff for many years...

TSB Water security COMPETITION FOR FEASIBILITY AND COLLABORATIVE R&D FUNDING March 2012

  The Technology Strategy Board, Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Engineering and Physical...

Talking About Flooding – 14th March, University of Oxford

  The UK is under constant risk of floods. In order effectively to manage this risk it is important that knowledge and information about flooding and flood processes is exchanged...

SuDS meets the Internet of Things

Fascinating little teaser of an article that relates how SuDS might be refined through the use of pervasive monitoring and cloud computing.   Who knew that sustainable drainage...

Leaping into Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) Workshop

WHEN:     Wednesday, February 29, 2012 WHERE:   British Geological Survey (BGS), Keyworth, Nottingham   FULL PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE   The...

British Water SUDS, SABs & NATIONAL STANDARDS ONE-DAY CONFERENCES 22nd & 23rd March 2011

    British Water is delighted to announce a Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS) one day conference to be held in two locations - Lancaster and Solihull - specifically...

Go with the flow: making rainwater harvesting mainstream

Two free half day workshops have been arranged by the University of Exeter and in association with EPSRC and CIWEM will present practical solutions to overcoming the obstacles to rainwater...

Innovation Future Zone Competition - 2 weeks to go!

  Does your organisation have an innovative SuDS technology that is new to or near to market? Are you a university with an innovative SuDS technology to display? If the...

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British Water SUDS, SABs & NATIONAL STANDARDS ONE-DAY CONFERENCES 22nd & 23rd March 2011

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Go with the flow: making rainwater harvesting mainstream

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Leaping into Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) Workshop

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