News feature: Driving change in water management

When planning and designing highways networks, one of the main priorities has historically been traffic patterns and meeting the needs of road users. However, as priorities change, there is growing emphasis for the sector to ensure roads are not only safe for users, but also for the surrounding environment. The result has been a shift […]

OPINION: A wish list for more effective surface-water management     

By Vicky Boorman, LGTAG FCERM Board Vice Chair Local authorities need policy change across government to share funding between fluvial and surface-water projects. The latter needs consistent standards across all providers of sustainable drainage system (SuDS) design, strengthen collaboration and support national drainage training and adequate funding to encourage and recruit much-needed staff. Surface water […]


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