This medieval church had problems with water damage and took the correct step in requesting professional civil/drainage advice.
We visited the site and inspected the damage and to understand why the damage was occuring. It was clear in two locations of the higher side the rill discharge points had become obstructed with excessive silts and vegetation. We climbed the tower to consider the potential of failure of water collection and discharge of the main church roofs.
We have extensive experience of sustainable drainage design, in relation to housing, schools, hospitals and other developments. Often called SUDs or Sustainable Urban Drainage Design Systems, they are applicable to both rural and urban areas. We call the field – sustainable drainage. We have specialist expertise in sustainable drainage design and lectured on the subject to Royal Insitution of Chartered Surveyors and other professional organisations. We presented at the International Conference on SUDS in 2012. We...read more
We understand customers often have a limited budget, but see the increasing need to have been proactive in understanding how their business can meets its obligations in relation to the latest UK and European changes in environmental protection legislation. There are already many statutory requirements set out in the Water Industry Act, Water Resources Act, Groundwater Act and with ongoing changes being introduced all the time in relation to the Flood Water Management Act and EU Water Framework Directive. We can offer: Informal best practice...read more