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Water Sensitive Urban Design

Water Sensitive Urban Design

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ersesiieurdesigi he UK
Ides fr ui eirme prciiers
Inspiring great places
This document is an output rom CIRIA’s project on Water Sensitive UrbanDesign in the UK – a scoping study (CIRIA project RP976) and developedwith support rom CIWEM, the ICE, the Landscape Institute, RTPI and theUrban Design Group .This document provides an overview that sets out the drivers, benets andvision or Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) in the UK and is based onndings rom a collaborative project that included extensive consultationand a literature review to understand the role o WSUD in the UK. Thereis a more detailed scoping study available rom www.ciria.org (CIRIApublication C724). The project outputs have been developed by AECOM andArup under contract to CIRIA with support rom a project steering groupand unding rom those organisations listed and on the back cover.Publication C723©CIRIA London 2013RP976ISBN 978-0-86017-726-5Published by CIRIA, Classic House, 174-180 Old Street, London EC1V 9BP
Water Sensitive Urban Design in the UK –Ideas or built environment practitioners
Ar  i am dcm:
Celeste Morgan (lead author), AECOMCristian Bevington, AECOMDavid Levin, AECOMPeter Robinson, AECOMPaul Davis, ArupJustin Abbott, ArupPaul Simkins, Arup
Did :
Saurabh Vaidya (illustrations), AECOMKelly Sharman (graphic design), AECOM
CIRIA prjc maar:
Louise ClarkePaul Shaer
Prjc ri rp cair:
Richard Ashley, University o Sheeld
Prjc dr:
ACODeraDwr Cymru Welsh WaterEnvironment Agency WalesEngainFormpaveGlasgow City CouncilHalcrowHydro InternationalJBA and EWaterMicro DrainagePolypipeRichard Allitt AssociatesScottish WaterSouth West WaterThames WaterUnited UtilitiesWessex WaterYorkshire Water
This publication is distributed with the understanding that neither the authors nor the publisher isthereby engaged in rendering a specic legal or any other proessional service.While every eort hasbeen made to ensure the accuracy and completeness o the publication,no warranty or tness isprovided or implied,and the authors and publisher shall have neither liability nor responsibility to anyperson or entity with respect to any loss or damage arising rom its use.All rights reserved.No part o this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any orm or by anymeans,including photocopying and recording,without the written permission o the copyright.I you would like to reproduce any o the gures,text or technical inormation rom this or any other CIRIApublication or use in other documents or publications,please contact the Publishing Department ormore details on copyright terms and charges at:publishing@ciria.org Tel:020 7549 3300
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