How sustainable is sustainable drainage? That was the question I wanted to ask when I went ‘back to the USA’ to visit the successful sustainable drainage implementation programmes in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. My follow-up USA blog has taken longer than planned, but that’s because since my last posting, I’ve become an employee of [...]
Often the most sustainable and practical drainage techniques are those which engineer in nature’s way – combining the best of natural processes with simple and elegant technological solutions.
Have you ever noticed a wasted opportunity in the islands, trees and plants at the side of our roads and car parks…..?
By Bob Andoh, Chief Technology Officer, Hydro International