This one day course provides you with an overview of the processes involved in assessing and controlling runoff from development, concentrating on the key concepts and benefits of SuDS. It is suitable for drainage engineers who need to understand the performance and key features of SuDS systems, and also planners, developers and architects who may be interested in the other benefits of SuDS use. Such benefits include amenity, ecology, water harvesting and green infrastructure. You will discuss the practical application of SuDS in the context of the emerging guidance and legislation.
This course is aimed at engineers and other specialists working in development control or the design of new infrastructure; planners and developers; architects and masterplanners.
Jeremy Benn FREng MA MSc CEng C.WEM FICE FCIWEM MASCE MIEI
Jeremy is the Executive Chairman of JBA Group. He has over 32 years’ water engineering, management and hydrology experience working in the UK and overseas and has published and lectured widely on these subjects. He has been involved with flood risk mapping (at national and local scales) since 1984 and is Framework Director for the Water & Environmental Management Framework with UK flood management authorities. He is also a lecturer on the Lancaster University and JBA PgCert course on river hydraulics.