BS8582:2013 introduced a new code of practice for surface water management for development sites.

It includes advice for planning, designing, constructing and maintaining surface water management systems for new developments and redevelopments.

The code of practice is aimed at:

  • Developers;
  • Local authorities;
  • Water companies;
  • IDBs;
  • Practitioners such as consultants; and
  • Anyone involved in the drainage approval process.

More can be found out on the BSI group website: