SuDS plans slammed by floods adviser
New plans for sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) are significantly weaker than those the government has scrapped, the adaptation sub-committee of the Committee on Climate Change has warned.In September, the government published a consultation promoting SuDS, such as ponds and permeable surfaces, in new development by creating an “expectation” in the planning system that they will be use
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