Tag Archives: SuDS

Innovation Showcase | ADS SuDs system includes pollutions removal


Designing SuDS to remove pollution from surface water must match likely levels of pollution with the performance of SuDS elements. Advanced Drainage Systems UK manager Stuart Crisp reports.

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) should be designed with water quantity and water quality in mind. Yet often the water quality element is overlooked,…

Watch: Making SuDs a universal measure to reduce flood risk


This video is from NCE's Flood Resilience Forum 2023 held on 19 April 2023. ADA chief executive Innes Thomson, Cardiff Council flood and coastal risk management team leader Simon Dooley, Thames Water head of partnerships and catchment management Alex Nickson and Wavin global urban climate resilience director Friso Klapwijk discuss…

ADS is ready to supply SuDS when new requirements come into force


Designers of new developments must start to factor in government requirements for sustainable drainage systems which are due to come into effect soon.

With legislation mandating sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and their adoption for new developments on the horizon, developers and designers must upskill to ensure future designs meet tough…

Innovative Thinking | New SuDS Adoption


Changes to the design and construction guidance for adoptable sewers gives the green light for arch-shaped attenuation chambers.

Water UK’s design and construction guidance (DCG) for sewers offered for adoption has been updated to include information about arch-shaped below-ground water attenuation chambers. This will make it easier for water companies…

Innovation Showcase | Stormtech does SuDS differently


Stormtech SuDS attenuation system targets the UK market

StormTech arch-shaped SuDS attenuation chambers from Advanced Drainage Systems have been used on over 50,000 projects worldwide. New Eurocode modelling demonstrates they pass muster for projects in the UK and Europe too. The StormTech underground SuDS attenuation system, that exploits the structural properties…