Highways industry facing critical infrastructure knowledge gap, new research finds

More education and collaboration is required across the highways industry, after a new survey by ACO Water Management highlighted critical knowledge gaps regarding the implementation and maintenance of drainage systems. Outlined in a report – Highway Drainage: The Route to Surface Water Management – 100 infrastructure and highways engineers were surveyed to delve into the key priorities […]

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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