SuDS in Schools

SuDS in Schools

SuDS stands for Sustainable Drainage System – a nature-based method to slow the flow of water,  preventing localised flooding and improving the quality of water entering our rivers. SERT designed and installed ten bespoke rain garden planters on school grounds to store rainwater and slow the flow of rain to the drain, reducing localised flooding. […]

SuDS not floods – pass it on!

The South East Rivers Trust has been working with Sutton Council to deliver a SuDS in Schools project in Carshalton. Delivering a sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) project has been a new and valuable experience for the Trust. Timing could not have been better for this SuDS project.  Along with all the extreme weather events around […]

SuDS design and delivery

When Covid-19 affected our plans for the SuDS in Sutton’s Schools project, the South East Rivers Trust shifted its focus from Education and Engagement to Design and Delivery – increasing the expertise we are able to give on future sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) projects. The primary objective of any SuDS scheme is to alleviate flood […]

Cat Moncrieff

Cat leads the Trust’s work on Water and Land Stewardship; fostering landscape approaches to safeguard water resources and river health.