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    Wallands Primary School Rainscape

    Downpipes draining a large area of roof space were disconnected and directed through a playful rainscape. Other SuDS features include: rain planters, channels and rills, cascade, swales, permeable paving, meadow basins.

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    Using SuDS to reduce nitrogen in surface water runoff (C815F) (FREE)

    2023. This new guidance is intended for those developments affected by nutrient neutrality rulings. It outlines the design criteria for a good SuDS scheme that can maximise the opportunity to capture and remove nitrogen. It also describes the difficulties of capturing nitrogen, as it is present in different forms, and the many different processes to do so.
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