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GeoSmart Extends Groundwater Flood Forecast Service to Flood Forecasting Centre for 3 More Years

GeoSmart Information, the innovative environmental reports and data business, has announced that it has agreed a new contract to provide the Flood Forecasting Centre with groundwater flood forecast alerts through to Winter 2020/2021. The Flood […]
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CPD webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk – 5th December ’18

Join our webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk 5th December 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be covered? This […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 28th November ’18

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 28th November 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and […]
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CPD webinar: Contaminated Land – 14th November ’18

Join our webinar: Contaminated Land – Impacts and implications on property and development 14th November 2018 12pm-1pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and […]
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CPD webinar: Understanding SuDS – 24th October ’18

Join our webinar: Understanding SuDS for property professionals 24th October 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm (UK time). Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects, commercial property lawyers – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and […]
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CPD webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk – 10th October ’18

Join our webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk 10th October 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be covered? […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 26th September ’18

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 26th September 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management […]
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CPD webinar: Contaminated Land – 12th September ’18

Join our webinar: Contaminated Land – Impacts and implications on property and development 12th September 2018 12pm-1pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What […]
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What is a Drainage Strategy for Planning Applications?

In our last post, “What is drainage assessment”, we considered the main factors that could affect drainage on a proposed site that would need initial risk assessment to inform a more detailed approach to the […]
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What is a Drainage Assessment?

Every planning application needs a drainage assessment. These vary considerably between Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) and depend on the proposed size of the development, as well as the sensitivity of the local environment and topography […]
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Government Backed Funds to Unlock Brownfield Land Opportunity

Brownfield Land presents a significant opportunity for developers. It is favoured in local plans as priority areas for new build, it revitalises urban centres and prevents sprawl.  But there is also the potential risk of […]
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What is a Phase 1 Contaminated Land Risk Assessment?

Contaminated land contains substances that are actually or potentially hazardous to health or the environment. A contaminated land risk assessment is used to evaluate the potential for these to substances to cause harm or damage, […]
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What are the Stages of a Contaminated Land Risk Assessment?

Contaminated land risk assessment generally follows a phased approach. The investigation and remediation process is usually split into four separate phases or stages: Phase 1 – Desk Study and Site Survey A preliminary risk assessment […]
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NPPF Revision: Better Designed Homes, More Sustainable Impact

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has been revised by the government. It is designed to give Councils the authority to challenge poor quality and unattractive development. They seek to get homes built in the […]
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Sewers for Adoption: SuDS at the Heart of New Development

Water UK has just released the 8th edition of Sewers for Adoption, providing clearer guidance for developers on what Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) can be adopted. Its publication marks a significant moment in the history […]
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Susdrain Awards: The Best in SuDS Design

We were delighted to attend the annual Susdrain Awards in London this week, as part of our commitment to supporting and recognising the best in SuDS design. Susdrain is a community that provides a range […]
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