This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
News & Press: Environment News

RAA to Lead Integrated Urban Drainage Guidance Update

10 September 2019   (0 Comments)

 Hydraulic modelling specialist Richard Allitt Associates (RAA) has been appointed to take the lead on updating the industry standard guidance on integrated urban drainage with AECOM.


The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Environment Agency have selected RAA and AECOM to update the industry standard guidance on Integrated Urban Drainage.

Together they will work with other technical experts including Maltby Surveys, Bluesky and Onsite to develop the new guidance for CIWEM and the Environment Agency.

The original guide was published by CIWEM’s urban drainage group (UDG) in 2009 with the purpose of informing practitioners on the then emerging technologies for advanced flood modelling in urban areas, notably the use of coupled 1D-2D models and the integration of models representing sewers, watercourses and the urban surface.

In the last decade, technologies and good practice have advanced considerably.

In addition, the introduction of Water UK’s new Drainage and Wastewater Management Plans (DWMPs) require an enhanced level of partnership working to address flood risks of this nature and develop programmes for improved urban resilience.

The project steering group consists of representatives from CIWEM UDG, EA and Lead Local Flood Authorities as key stakeholders.

This news release can be viewed in full at WWT Online

 


The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) are a professional body licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status 


The Environment Agency have been recognised as a 'CEnv Employer Champion' in reflection of the support and opportunities they give their employees to help them excel 


Professional bodies licensed to award the Chartered Environmentalist registration:

Society for the Environment
EC1.1 Enterprise Centre, Puma Way 
Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.
© Copyright 2018 Society for the Environment. All rights reserved.

Privacy Statement