Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS): Design, Implementation, and Management

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-15-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-19-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-16-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-21-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-18-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-16-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • June-24-2024

    Singapore

  • June-24-2024

    Paris

  • July-01-2024

    Dubai

  • July-01-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-08-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-08-2024

    London

  • July-15-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-22-2024

    Paris

  • July-22-2024

    Dubai

  • July-29-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-29-2024

    Singapore

  • Aug-05-2024

    Barcelona

  • Aug-05-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-12-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-12-2024

    London

  • Aug-19-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-26-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-26-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-02-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-09-2024

    London

  • Sep-09-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-16-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-23-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-23-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-30-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-30-2024

    Singapore

  • Oct-07-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-07-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-14-2024

    London

  • Oct-14-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Oct-21-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-28-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-28-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-04-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-04-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-11-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-11-2024

    London

  • Nov-18-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-25-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-25-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-02-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-09-2024

    London

  • Dec-09-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-16-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-23-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-23-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-30-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-30-2024

    Barcelona

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

  • Overview of Sustainable Drainage Systems: Definitions, objectives, and benefits.
  • Importance of SuDS in flood mitigation and water quality enhancement.
  • Understanding the hydrological cycle and the role of SuDS.
  • Examples of SuDS components: permeable paving, swales, ponds, wetlands, etc.

Design Principles for Sustainable Drainage Systems

  • Developing a SuDS design: Integrating natural and engineered solutions.
  • Stormwater Management: Understanding stormwater run-off and retention techniques.
  • Site-specific considerations: Soil types, existing drainage, local regulations, etc.
  • Use of overflow features  in SuDS design.

Implementation and Construction of SuDS

  • Understanding the implementation process: From planning to construction.
  • Choosing materials and technologies for construction.
  • Best practices for sustainable construction.
  • Dealing with challenges and unforeseen circumstances during implementation.

Maintenance and Monitoring of SuDS

  • Long-term management strategies for SuDS.
  • Regular maintenance routines for different SuDS components.
  • Monitoring performance: Assessing flood mitigation and water quality improvements.
  • Adjusting maintenance strategies based on monitoring results.

Integration and Future Trends

  • Integrating SuDS into broader urban and rural planning.
  • Regulatory context and compliance.
  • The importance of community engagement: Education, consultation, and participation.
  • Future trends in SuDS: Emerging technologies and shifting environmental challenges.
  • Skills for the future: Essential skills for SuDS professionals in a changing climate.

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