Biodiversity and ecologyBiodiversity and ecology

There are a number of SuDS components that can make a significant contribution to the biodiversity (ecological) value of an area (eg green roofs, ponds, swales, wetlands, trees). The pathway diagram below shows the potential impact of SuDS on biodiversity. It is this biodiversity and ecology value that underpins some of the other functions, particularly those relating to health and wellbeing and management of flows and volumes.

Biodiversity and ecology benefits pathway

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