Searchlight Issue 26 – May 2015

Includes: A look at Sustainable Drainage systems, we help you choose the right environmental search, and a water themed competition.

Here’s an excerpt from our main article – SuDS Soap Opera.

Sustainable drainage systems, or SuDs for short, provide alternative methods for the disposal of rainwater. The sewerage network is designed to provide drainage
under normal conditions, but can get overloaded in times of heavy rainfall, leading to flooding. SuDS are designed to alleviate pressure on the sewerage system, using methods such as balancing ponds and permeable paving to provide alternative drainage solutions.

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