SUDS and Highways Training

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Course Outline:

9.00 – 9.30 Reception

9.30 – 10.00 The place of SuDS in highway design

10.00 – 10.30 Volumes and flows – infiltration, runoff and storage

10.30 – 11.00 Water Quality – cleaning runoff – prevention and treatment

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee

11.15 – 11.45 The role of permeable surfaces in SuDS design – permeable block paving

11.45 – 12.15 Collection of runoff from impermeable surfaces – inlets, swales and basins

12.15 – 12.45 Bio-retention and urban SuDS retrofit

12.45 – 1.30 Lunch

1.30 – 2.00 Flow controls in SuDS

2.00 – 2.30 The use of gratings and pipes in SuDS – conventional drainage elements

2.30 – 3.00 Safety by design

3.00 – 3.30 Aspects of Amenity and Biodiversity

3.30 – 4.00 Tea

4.00 – 4.30 Management of SuDS – hard and soft

4.30 – 5.00 Discussion

Trainer: SUDS Designers & Landscape Architects

Duration: 1 Day

Categorised in: Excavations & Roads / Utlilties