Category Archives: Sustainable Drainage Design

EPG’s approach to SUDS design is straightforward in that we utilise our most appropriate engineers to assess the project specifics and create a design that is technically first-rate, commercially viable and compliant in all aspects of regulatory requirements. Furthermore, we regularly review the potential to incorporate sustainable techniques that reduce the overall carbon footprint and environmental impact associated with the solution.

Illman Young and EPG awarded CIRIA contract to produce updated SUDS Construction Guidance

EPG is pleased to announce that CIRIA has appointed Illman Young and EPG to produce updated SUDS construction guidance to compliment the updated SUDS Manual, which is soon to be issued. Ensuring that SUDS construction works on site are completed … Continue reading

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SUDS design at Empress Business Park, Haydock

An EPG-designed SUDS scheme is currently under construction at a new business park adjacent to the A580 at Haydock in Merseyside by Colne-based contractor RecoBuild Ltd. Working in close collaboration with environmental consultant DG&A Ltd, EPG’s has designed a cost-effective … Continue reading

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The SuDS Manual update

After almost 2 years of work, the updated SuDS Manual is due to be published on line at the end of July.  A lot of research and new understanding of SuDS has developed since the original manual was published and … Continue reading

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Another Blue Roof Design Completed

Following the successful completion of a further phase of Greenwich Wharf and the UNITE Stratford schemes, another blue roof system designed by EPG has recently been installed at the £30m Derwent London development at Chancery Lane. The system was integrated … Continue reading

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Interserve appoints EPG for HLR Schools SUDS designs

Following on from the appointment to produce drainage designs for the Northampton Priority Schools package; Interserve’s Strategic Projects Division, based at the Birmingham Head Office has again appointed EPG to provide value engineered SUDS solutions for the £100m+ Hertfordshire, Luton … Continue reading

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2012 Olympic Legacy paper accepted into the Proceedings of the ICE

The ICE has recognised the significance of a paper produced by Paul Pennington of EPG regarding the legacy of the 2012 London Olympics. EPG designed the water management and temporary lightweight upfill structures for the Equestrian Events at Greenwich Park … Continue reading

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SUDS at White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre

EPG has designed a comprehensive sustainable drainage solution for S&C Slatter, specialist sports contractor at the redevelopment of the existing White Hart Lane sports complex in North London. The new facilities include a full-sized artificial rugby pitch, ten 5-A-Side pitches … Continue reading

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Integrated SUDS for Bouygues at University of Hertfordshire

EPG has produced a comprehensive sustainable drainage design that integrates the management of surface water run-off from roofs, car parks, access roads, hard landscaping and artificial sports pitches on Phase 1 of a redevelopment of accommodation blocks at the University … Continue reading

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Sustainable Urban Drainage & Water Sensitive Urban Design Training to be delivered in Wales

The Energy Saving Trust and Cardiff University’s BEST Programme have announced the successful appointment of a training provider to deliver a series of Sustainable Urban Drainage and Water Sensitive Urban Design courses later this year. The consortium of Illman Young … Continue reading

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Podium Deck Drainage Design for Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is building the first phase of a regeneration project on a former industrial site alongside the Grand Union Canal at Brentford Lock, London. The development will eventually incorporate 520 new homes as part of a waterside community combining residential, … Continue reading

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