Blogs

The latest news and blogs from the world of Slow The Flow, this page is updated regularly with a range of topical articles.  

SuDS barriers removed by new sewers guidance

What’s so interesting about changes to sewers? Sounds dull, doesn’t it… but bear with us… within some new sewerage guidance, there’s potentially a substantial benefit to sustainable drainage systems (SuDS)

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Harnessing the power of nature to reduce flood risk

Harnessing the power of nature to reduce flood risk

This week, the government published its policy statement on flood and coastal erosion risk management  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flood-and-coastal-erosion-risk-management-policy-statement This £5.2 billon pound investment over the six year period between 2021 and 2027

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Hardcastle Crags SuDS car park

Hardcastle Crags SuDS Car Park

Upgrade of existing car park to incorporate Sustainable Drainage principle at National Trust site, Hebden Bridge. Works completed Spring 2020 Design and implementation Our old car park at Clough Hole

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Shoebroad Dam_before

Shoebroad Dam Todmorden

The topography and geology of the Calder Valley renders it susceptible to flooding, compacted subsoils overlying impermeable clays soils result in rapid run off during extended periods of rainfall which is

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Summer 2020

Welcome to our Summer 2020 Slow The Flow newsletter, enabling you to see at a glance what we have been doing in the last few months & giving you easy

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