A new Factsheet has been published identifying the benefits of below ground storage of surface water within sustainable drainage systems and important factors to consider when selecting a proprietary underground tank system.
The Factsheet highlights the challenges of design and installation complexity, accessibility for inspection and maintenance, capital & whole life cost, longevity and sustainability. It also explains the importance of good structural design.
To download a copy of the new Factsheet click here.
SuDS solution combining Concrete Proprietary Drainage Products with Soft Landscaped Drainage Features.
Susdrain.org has published an excellent case study demonstrating the intelligent combination of vegetated components with proprietary precast concrete SuDS systems to achieve a technically valid sustainable drainage system and commercially viable housing development for Jelson Homes at London Road, Markfield, Leicestershire LE67 9UR.
CPSA will attend six Construction CPD RoadSeminar events throughout 2015 presenting the well-received seminar "Surface Water Management using proprietary precast concrete SuDS systems". The free CPSA seminar provides background to SuDS legislation and outlines appropriate solutions using a range of alternative SuDS components and systems.
RoadSeminars attended by CPSA: Manchester 15th April; Leeds 16th April; Edinburgh 14th May; London 2nd July; Nottingham 7th October; London 12th November. Please refer to Construction CPD certification services web site for details of the full RoadSeminar programme.
CPSA is delighted to be supporting the annual Water Industry Achievement Awards for the fourth successive year. In 2015 we will be sponsoring the Sustainable Drainage and Flood Management Initiative of the Year category.
The event is organised by WET News and WWT to celebrate and reward outstanding innovation in the UK water industry and takes place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 21 April 2015.
What does it mean to win a Water Industry Achievement Award?
In the words of the organisers, The Water Industry Achievement Awards are the industry's leading awards ceremony. They offer industry-wide recognition and acclaim to the innovative and cutting-edge achievements of companies - no matter how big or small.
Hear what some of our 2014 winners said:
Entering the awards is a great opportunity to recognise the achievements of the team. External recognition gives a good benchmark of performance and it feels fantastic to win.
Sally Ainsworth, Head of Customer Experience, United Utilities
It was a great honour to win the WIAA 2014 award for Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year. It is the most prestigious event in the water industry calendar and it was a great achievement by the whole team in what was such a challenging project and a tough category.
Simon Broom, Senior Engineering Manager, Morgan Sindall
The next event of the Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour 2014 is taking place at the Royal National Hotel in London on Thursday 20th November 2014.
The Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour has been running successfully over ten years to provide the platform for construction, engineering and architectural professionals to meet, learn about industry changes and developments, discuss ideas & opportunities.
Attendance at all the listed CPD seminars is Free of charge and delegates are welcome to attend as many sessions as they wish.Please complete one form per person.
The seminar programme and booking form can be downloaded here. Further details and booking information is available from Construction CPD Certification Service at 020 8840 4383; firstname.lastname@example.org; and www.cpduk.co.uk.