SUDS at a home level!

You may have come across the phrase ‘sustainable drainage systems’, also known as ‘SuDS’, but be unsure what it means, and just how important it is as part of the overall flood risk management picture. So here’s a quick explanation, in non-technical language. On Saturday 3rd October, the UK experienced the highest total rainfall for a […]

When a flood occurs, everyone shouts for Sandbags!

As I say, when a flood occurs, everyone shouts for Sandbags. These short videos prove they don’t work and time would be far better spent moving cars, belongings and installing Property Flood Resilience. Sandbags are also heavy, unsustainable and environmentally unfriendly.  (Sand can block drains too, making the potential for floods to be worse the […]