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Vocabulary Term Details

Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

Definition (http://www.sepa.org.uk/water/water_regulation/regimes/pollution_control/suds.aspx)

SUDS, or Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems are a sequence of water management practices and facilities designed to drain surface water in a manner that will provide a more sustainable approach than what has been the conventional practice of routing run-off through a pipe to a watercourse. (SEPA)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
This is the old term for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

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Drainage systems
N/ASustainable Drainage Systems

This term is used for the following terms: 
SUDS

Approved Date
24-Jun-2013

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