This section contains links to useful services and partners.

Design Guidance

  • CIRIA – Leading provider of performance improvement products and services in the construction and related industries.

SuDS Manufacturers

  • Formpave – Formpave manufacture a wide range of standard and specialist concrete block pavers, permeable pavers, kerb systems and ancillaries.
  • Hydro International – Hydro International offers innovative products for the cost effective control of stormwater and treatment of wastewater.
  • ACO – ACO offers a range of projects, including those to support the use of SuDS techniques in developments.

RainScape – Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

  • RainScape – RainScape is the approach used by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water to reduce the amount of surface water entering the sewer network. It includes the use of a range of recognised techniques such as SuDS and Water Sensitive Urban Design.

RSPB and WWT Guide

SuDS Standards for England

  • Sustainable Drainage Systems – Consultation on the implementation of the Sustainable Drainage Provisions in Schedule 3 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 in England.


  • Susdrain – The online community for sustainable drainage, created by CIRIA.

SuDS online @ Abertay

– The Urban Water Technology Centre has recenly invested it’s European grant in a wider range of SuDS courses

Report on Rural Sustainable Drainage Systems (R.SuDS)

– The Environment Agency has published a report on Rural Sustainable Drainage Systems (R.SuDS).

Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru / Natural Resources Wales Welsh Water / Dwr Cymru Welsh Government / Llywodraeth Cymru Atkins Welsh Local Government Association Consumer Council for Water
Home Builders Federation CIWEM Institute of Civil Engineers