The design of water discharge away from housing developments that avoid, reduce and delay the discharge of water to watercourses and public sewers using SuDS techniques.
There are 2 sub-sections for surface water run-off:
- Sur 1 – Management of Surface Water Run-off From Developments
- Sur 2 – Flood Risk
Sur 1 – Management of Surface Water Run-off From Developments
A qualified hydrologist is required for this section or any appropriately qualified person/organisation that can work towards the CSH standards for this section.
Sur 2 – Flood Risk
To promote housing developments in low flood risk areas. In addition, to promote the use of appropriate measure to reduce the risk for housing built on medium / high flood risk area.
A hydrologist will be able to provide this service as part the ‘Management of surface water run-off from developments’ section.