A simple guide to Sustainable Drainage Systems for housing

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Exploring the concept of sustainable drainage

This guide on sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) for housing developments explores the concept of sustainable drainage, offering insight into the options available at the site control level. It introduces the concept of SuDS, examines regulatory requirements and provides technical information on the selection of SuDS devices and techniques.

The basis for SuDS is explored with reference to government policies Sustainable Construction and Future Water, and implications of the Ground Water Directive are explained.

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