Category Archives: Provision of Training and Design Workshops

In the field of sustainable drainage and contaminated land remediation EPG are internationally recognised trainers. We also work closely with partnering organisations such as CIRIA and the EA to provide comprehensive training workshops to introduce practitioners to new design methods and to disseminate best practice to general stakeholders in the design process. Similarly, EPG has extensive expertise in the delivery of bespoke in-house training courses to design consultants, manufacturers and technical sales organisations.

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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EPG and Illman Young deliver SuDS Masterclass in London March 2015

Steve Wilson and Sue Illman will present a SuDS Masterclass for the Landscape Institute in London on 25th March 2015. This masterclass will provide a detailed introduction to the issues around planning and designing with SuDS.  It will review how … Continue reading

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Key Note Speaker at Australian EcoForum

At the end of October, EPG’s Technical Director, Steve Wilson, will provide a Key Note Paper at the Australian Land and Groundwater Association EcoForum at Gold Coast, Queensland on The Evolving Management of Risks Due to Ground Gas in the … Continue reading

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Preparatory SuDS Training For Local Authorities

The Floods and Water Management Act 2010, when it is brought into force, will make SuDS mandatory on most new developments.  All new construction with drainage implications will require approval of the drainage design by a SuDS Approval Body (SAB).  … Continue reading

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Landfill Gas Risk training in Australia

Steve Wilson of EPG and Geoff Card of G B Card and Partners were recently invited to return to Australia to present training courses on Landfill Gas Risk Assessment & Protection Design. 

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High frequency monitoring for LFG

EPG has recently presented a series of training courses on ground gas investigation and risk assessment for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

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Risk Based Framework For Aberdeenshire Council

EPG has been appointed by Aberdeenshire Council to develop a risk based framework for reducing the planning consultation zones around old small landfill sites.

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Alternative Method Of Gas Risk Assessment For Development Sites

Steve Wilson along with Geoff Card have been working on an alternative method of gas risk assessment for development sites.

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Active Gas Protection Systems: Are they sustainable and are they necessary?

During the 1990s knowledge of gas risk in relation to protecting buildings was limited and as a result, a very cautious approach was taken to building on gassing sites.

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CIRIA Training Programme 22nd June and 6th October, 2011

CIRIA are hosting “A simpler approach to ground gas risk assessment” training course on 22nd June 2011 and 6th October 2011.

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