SuDS and
Flood Risk

SuDS and
Flood Risk

SuDS and
Flood Risk

We deliver Flood Risk Assessment and Sustainable Drainage Strategies (SuDS) to support developers, planners, architects, and designers through the planning process.

Our flood risk and drainage team of qualified engineers and environmental scientists will interpret potential constraints and provide you with practical, cost-effective solutions for your development. We deliver client-centred, bespoke advice to help you maximise the value of your land.

Our structured guidance will steer you through potential flooding and drainage issues during the master planning process; from a quick ‘first opinion’ constraints report, to a flood risk assessment supported by hydraulic modelling of river flows.

SuDS strategies and drainage solutions are increasingly required by approving bodies and statutory consultants prior to planning approvals. You can rely on our technical expertise to deliver these at outline level and beyond.

What we do:

Latest case studies

  • Flood risk assessment level 1, 2, 3
  • Flood consequence assessment (Wales)
  • SuDS strategy
  • Outline drainage design
  • Detailed drainage design
  • Hydraulic river modelling (1D, 2D)
  • Soakaway testing
  • Falling head test
  • Drainage capacity summary
  • Sequential test assistance
  • Utility assessment
  • Maintenance plans
  • Evacuation plans
  • River habitat survey
  • Water framework directive assessment
  • FRA, SuDS strategy review

What we do:

  • Flood risk assessment Level 1, 2, 3
  • Flood consequence assessment (Wales)
  • SuDS strategy
  • Outline drainage design
  • Detailed drainage design
  • Hydraulic river modelling (1D, 2D)
  • Soakaway testing
  • Falling head test
  • Drainage capacity summary
  • Sequential test assistance
  • Utility assessment
  • Maintenance plans
  • Evacuation plans
  • River habitat survey
  • Water framework directive assessment
  • FRA, SuDS strategy review
  • Expert witness

Get in touch today

We are based across the UK, with offices in Manchester, London, Liverpool and Glasgow.

info@thelkgroup.com
0161 763 7200 (Manchester)
01707 909 059 (London)
0151 235 8716 (Liverpool)
0141 773 6269 (Glasgow)

What our clients say

“Excellent service and, importantly, very pragmatic. One of the best consultancies I work with.”

Andrew Leyssens
Developer Services and Planning – Business Operations, United Utilities

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