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New Legal Powers For Wokingham Borough Council To Prevent Flooding

New Legal Powers For Wokingham Borough Council To Prevent Flooding

Wokingham Borough Council To Prevent Flooding   Wokingham Borough Council now has new legal powers to help prevent flooding across the borough, following its successful application to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to make land drainage byelaws.   The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 allows local authorities to make land […]

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Wokingham Borough Council adopts new strategy on new developments drainage systems

Wokingham Borough Council adopts new strategy on new developments drainage systems

Wokingham Drainage Wokingham Borough Council has adopted a new strategy to ensure new developments have appropriate sustainable drainage systems to manage the risk of flooding, improve water quality, and biodiversity.   The Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) Strategy, approved by the borough council’s decision-making executive, is a blueprint based on national standards for developers and civic […]