If you’re submitting planning applications with a sustainable drainage element to any of the 33 London Boroughs, you now need to submit a proforma to aid the planning process. Find out about it in this blog.
Engineers traditionally use piped drainage on highways, but carefully designed sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) can match the quantity and quality requirements of traditional drainage and add amenity and environmental value as well.
In the last five years sustainability has quickly become a major development in urban drainage design, across the globe.
For years, engineers have been experiencing the limitations of traditional pipe, pit and tank drainage. Traditional “gray” infrastructure is effective, but is also costly and disruptive to natural environments, plus deteriorating assets require constant maintenance.
Now, they are looking for a more flexible, sustainable approach.