The briefing: Introducing mandatory SuDS in Wales

From 7 January 2019 all new developments in Wales must include sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) to prevent problems caused by excessive runoff. Richard Baker examines the implications

Permeable driveway

Permeable driveways can help slow the flow of water runoff

What does this new legislation require?

Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 marks a shift from below-ground, piped drainage infrastructure and single-point storage towards open and green forms of water conveyance, treatment, storage and disposal.

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