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Surface water drainage information

Surface water drainage occurs when rainwater falls on a property and drains away.

Planning applications for major projects are required to prove land drainage will not increase surface water runoff. Your application should demonstrate that: 

For major developments we must ensure that:

  • the standards of SuDS are appropriate 
  • there are clear arrangements for maintaining SuDS over the lifetime of the development

For more information, read: