CIRIA has developed MS PowerPoint presentations (with notes) that can be modified providing an introduction to sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and retrofitting for surface water management.
The 50th ISOCARP International Planning Conference considered all aspects of urbanity and the inherent relationships between urban planning and water issues. Conclusions of te Congress and presentations are available online.
The last chapter in a three-part documentary about water’s relationship with the built environment questions how waterways can become generators of radical new public spaces.
Provides evidence to show how integrated land management change can contribute to reducing local flood risk while improving ecosystem services within a catchment.
The second chapter in a three-part documentary about water’s relationship with the built environment. It considers the effects of waterfront living on gentrification, property ownership and access to the river.
Green infrastructure guide for water management: Ecosystem-based management approaches for water-related infrastructure projects
The United Nations Environment Programme has launched this guide, highlighting the benefits of the green infrastructure approach, which can reduce vulnerability to climate impacts as well as providing economic and other benefits.
International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability and Environment. Ottawa, Canada, 26-28 August 2014
This event provided an opportunity for scientists from around the world to share their scholarly knowledge, skills and expertise with a focus on environmental challenges facing the planet. Presentation abstracts are available online.
Three senior specialists are publishing a new book which shares the UK and EU’s water regulatory expertise with developing countries. Together the team have over 80 years of experience of water regulation and were influential in setting up the UK water and environment regulatory and permitting systems. They worked to develop and implement EU Water Directives including the Water Framework.
The government is consulting on plans to change the current planning system to increase sustainable drainage systems in England by slowing the rate of surface water run-off and improving infiltration. Comments are requested by 24 October 2014.
Statutory guidance on how the Water Framework Directive is being implemented in England and Wales.