The management of urban surface water drainage in England and Wales.

Ellis, John Bryan and Revitt, D. Mike (2010) The management of urban surface water drainage in England and Wales. Water and Environment Journal, 24 . pp. 1-8. ISSN 1747-6585

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Abstract

Partly in response to the UK flooding events of 2007, a number of reports have recently been produced addressing the legislative, administrative, institutional and structural practices that are required to improve urban surface water management and hence reduce future flooding incidents and associated pollution impacts. This paper addresses the principal barriers to progress that have been identified and how these are likely to be overcome. Improved and integrated organisational structures, process and procedures are required and relationships between flood risk management and water quality need to be addressed at regional, are and local levels as well as legislative clarification on surface water discharges. Nontechnical aspects will need to be supported by new modelling approaches for flood risk prediction at both local and catchment scale with effective communication systems and tools being developed and implemented for full and effective stakeholder participation.

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Research Areas:Science & Technology > Environmental Science
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Deposited On:17 Feb 2010 10:35
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