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Title: Sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) : a guide for developers (Bilingual) : Systemau draenio cynaliadwy (SDCau) : canllaw i ddatblygwyr
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
SUDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems) are designed with three objectives in mind: to control the quantity of run-off from a development; to improve the quality of the run-off ; to enhance the nature conservation, landscape and amenity value of the site and its surroundings. SUDS deal with run-off as close to its source as possible and balance all three objectives, rather than focussing only on flood prevention. Implementing SUDS contributes significantly towards achieving sustainable development. In recognition of this, Local Plans increasingly state that all applicants should, in the first instance, aim to incorporate SUDS into development proposals. SUDS are also considered suitable for mitigating adverse impacts and supporting water-conservation objectives.
Publisher: Environment Agency Wales
Publication Date: 2003
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Sustainable Urban Drainage SystemsSustainable developmentGuidelines
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: n.p. [16]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2119
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