Businesses invited to join Flood Innovation Centre workshops

06th Aug

The fully funded, four-week programme led by the University of Hull-based centre will allow businesses to learn more about sustainable drainage systems (SuDS).
They will have the chance to learn more about how they can deliver SuDS solutions, improving development proposals and making a vital contribution to managing local flood risk and water quality.
The specialist courses are fully funded (so there is no cost to businesses) and they will be delivered online.
A wide range of industry experts will be speaking across four three-hour sessions from 9am – 12 noon weekly on Tuesdays:

The ‘Ins and Outs’ of SuDS – Sept 8
Effective SuDS Design – Sept 15
Meet the expert – Sept 22
SuDS innovation – Sept 29

Why attend?

Comprehensive overview of the types of SuDS and their design and maintenance
Find out how to use SuDS to extend product and service ranges and increase sales opportunities
Build new industry contacts by meeting relevant local authority members and like-minded SMEs
Take part in hands-on design and build activity with examples of calculating flow and infiltration rates
Gain a better understanding of the specific drainage challenges in the Humber region
Enhance SuDS knowledge for professional development, and introduce those that are new to the sector

Who should attend?

Landscape designers and architects
Drainage engineers
Civil engineers
Flood risk managers
Developers
Consultants
Planning agents and contractors within the construction sector
Anyone who has an interest in the SuDS market in the Humber area

Find out more and apply at floodinnovation.co.uk/understanding-suds-to-grow-your-business/

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