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Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)


TDP Netlon® Netpave® 50 (TDP Porous Paving System Case Study based on a Sustrans Connect2 Project)
A case study demonstrating Netlon® Netpave® 50 porous paving system, as a preferred surfacing solution, to create a new Sustrans Connect2 traffic free shared use path surface along 2.2 kilometers of seafront between Bexhill - Hastings in East Sussex.


A Guide to SuDS in the Urban Landscape (Engineering Nature's Way® / Hydro International Stormwater)
Free e-guide outlining the opportunities for SuDS to help make the urban environment a more balanced healthy and enjoyable place to live.

BeST - Benefits of SuDS Tool (CIRIA)
A new tool that helps to make assessing the benefits of sustainable urban drainage schemes (SuDS) easier has been developed and launched by CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. BeST (Benefits of SuDS Tool) is a free tool for use on PCs. It helps practitioners to estimate the impacts that SuDS can create, without the need for full scale economic inputs.

Design Manual for roads and bridges volume 4 geosynthetics and drainage - Section 2 drainage part 1 HA 103/06 vegetated drainage systems

Diffuse pollution in the urban environment (SUDS) - SEPA
Diffuse pollution guidance from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. SEPA is the statutory agency responsible for protecting the water environment. SEPA requires the use of effective, appropriate sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) features in new developments.

SuDS Manual (CIRIA)
The UK's most comprehensive guidance about Sutainable urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) to support uptake, manage floods, and create better places and spaces that offer multiple benefits for people, environment, and wildlife.

SUDSnet (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems Network)
The Sustainable Urban Drain Systems Network provides a UK-wide network for researchers, practitioners, agencies, developers and all those who are interested in SUDS.

Susdrain - The Community for Sustainable Drainage (CIRIA)
The Construction Industry Research and Information Association is an independent member-based, not-for-profit association promoting good practice in the use of SUDS. The 'Susdrain' website provides information about delivering SUDS, case studies, resources, SUDS directory and news and community blog.

The Water Assessment and Drainage Assessment Guide (The SUDS Working Group)
SUDS guidance for Scotland to help developers, planners, engineers, and others involved in water and drainage infrastructure through the necessary stages to obtain permission and comply with standards and polices.

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