Advice: Planning urban areas for water

As climate change brings greater risk of heavy rainfall, new initiatives are needed to store water in urban areas and minimise potential for damage to property, finds Ben Kochan.

by Ben Kochan
Rain gardens at Greener Grangetown, in Cardiff, retain water and slow the flow into drains and rivers (PIC Greener Grangetown)
Rain gardens at Greener Grangetown, in Cardiff, retain water and slow the flow into drains and rivers (PIC Greener Grangetown)

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