Surface Water Run-off

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:

  1. Sur 1 – Management of Surface Water Run-off From Developments
  2. 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.