Advice: Avoiding flooding with effective sustainable drainage

Sustainable drainage systems that cut the flow of water into sewage networks can reduce the dangers of flooding, and provide natural features on the site where the water is stored, finds Ben Kochan.

by Ben Kochan
Berkeley Homes’ Kidbrooke Park scheme combines green roofs, swales and ponds [Pic credit: Berkeley Homes]
Berkeley Homes’ Kidbrooke Park scheme combines green roofs, swales and ponds [Pic credit: Berkeley Homes]

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