Links to SuDS resources

Susdrain: The community for sustainable drainage, more info and ideas http://www.susdrain.org/delivering-suds/using-suds/suds-principles/suds-principals.html CIRIA SuDS Manual: comprehensive SuDS guidance, free download http://www.ciria.org/Resources/Free_publications/SuDS_manual_C753.aspx RHS: Greening Grey Britain https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/gardening-in-a-changing-world/greening-grey-britain The Environment Agency: sign up for early warning of flood events https://fwd.environment-agency.gov.uk/app/olr/register Yorkshire Water: tips on water saving https://www.yorkshirewater.com/household/help-advice/save-water/water-saving-tips/ Yorkshire Water: Free water saving pack https://www.yorkshirewater.com/savewater#ls2 Save Water Save Money … Read more

Glossary of SuDS Terms

Susdrain provide an excellent glossary of SuDS terms – so rather than reinvent the wheel, here is a link! Susdrain glossary of SuDS terms: Click to visit glossary!

Hebden Bridge Town Hall Rain Garden Planters – Launch Party Friday 29th June

Hebden Bridge Community Association, Calder Rivers Trust, Slow The Flow Calderdale, Green Future Building and 2B Landscape Consultancy Ltd warmly invite everyone to join us at our FREE celebration: When?FRIDAY 29TH JUNE 15:30 – 18:30 Where?Hebden Bridge Town Hall Café / Courtyard What’s happening?Planters will be opened by Mayor of Hebden Royd, Cllr Carol Stow … Read more

You Can Slow The Flow – Public meeting videos now live!

If you couldn’t make our public meeting about our ‘You Can Slow The Flow‘ urban SuDS project, there is now a chance to catch up! Videos of the presentations are now live, at www.slowtheflow.net/you-can-slow-the-flow, and a clip of Stuart Bradshaw explaining the storm hydrograph can be found at www.slowtheflow.net/the-science. Please help us to share this information … Read more

You Can Slow The Flow: Public Spaces

Reduce flooding using our common ground Due to human Development replacing plants and soils with hard surfaces such as roofs, roads, patios and car parking, rainfall runs off much more quickly, causing surface water and combined sewer flooding, and higher river levels. Using SuDS to Slow The Flow in our urban areas, as well as … Read more

You Can Slow The Flow: At School

How schools & colleges can help & learn Due to human Development replacing plants and soils with hard surfaces such as roofs, roads, patios and car parking, rainfall runs off much more quickly, causing surface water and combined sewer flooding, and higher river levels. Using SuDS to Slow The Flow in our urban areas, as … Read more

Stroud Natural Flood Management Case Studies

Chris Uttley, Rural SuDS Project Officer at Stroud District Council  has published a series of six case studies that illustrate the natural flood management work being undertaking in the catchment of the Stroud River Frome in Gloucestershire.  They have worked with a wide range of farmers, private land owners, woodland owners and partners to install over 280 different … Read more

Are We Planning To Flood? – National Flood Forum Conference 2017

  ‘Are We Planning To Flood?’ Recently Slow The Flow: Calderdale attended The National Flood Forum Conference 2017. The conference was a very useful day, with a variety of delegates, including The Environment Agency,  The Water Authorities, Community Flood Groups, Academics, Politicians, Councils, Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFA), Insurers, Construction Industry Professionals, and Reporters. Throughout … Read more

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