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Welcome to the SUDSnet Web pages

SUDSnet provides a UK-wide network for researchers, practitioners, agencies, developers and all those who are interested in Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems.

SUDSnet was established by an EPSRC Network Grant and is co-ordinated jointly by the Urban Water Technology Centre (UWTC) at the University of Abertay Dundee and by Coventry University. Contact SUDSnet at

Use this site to find information on: SUDS, SUDS-related meetings; Field sites; Academic and Industry links; Current research ...and more...




SUDSnet International Conference 2015

Dates 3rd & 4th September 2015

Venue: Techno-Centre, Coventry University, Coventry, UK

"Taking SUDS Forward"

  • Surface Water Management
  • Urban Hydrology
  • Constructed Wetlands
  • Unit Plot and Source Control SUDS
  • Ecosystem Services and SUDS
  • SUDS Out of the Temperate Zone

Abstract Deadline Extended to Friday 10th April 2015

For further information see our News & Events page

Previous Events

Water Resources in the Built Environment: Management Issues and Solutions

Authors: Colin A. Booth & Susanne M. Charlesworth

Water management is a key environmental issue in controlling of floods and reducing droughts.  This book provides analysis of the main issues offering solutions and describing good practice.

Click here to download the Flyer

Ecosystem Debate at Abertay

The Scottish branch of the CIWEM will be holding its annual debate at Abertay University on Wednesday (February 26).

The topic under discussion will be ‘Ecosystem Services: must everything have a monetary value?’ and members of the public are warmly invited to attend. Further deatails available at Abertay University

Mainstreaming Innovation Webinar: SUDS in Scotland

This Webinar will present the current state of SUDS implementation and maintenance in Scotland, and the agenda for taking SUDS forward. Further details available on News & Events page.


SUDS Update Event

18th Nov 2013 - Scottish Government

Conference presentations now available from Downloads Page

SUDSnet International Conference
4-6th Sept 2012

Conference Presentations and Conference Book now available from Downloads Page

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Other SUDS News and Events


Green Infrastructure Conference

"Green Infrastructure; a Growing Need"

Date: 6th & 7th October 2015

Venue: Glasgow City Chambers

For more details download the Conference Flyer

Water Efficiency Conference 2015

Theme: Energy Efficient Urban Water Management

Date: 5th - 7th August 2015

Venue: University of Exeter


Residence Times in Vegetated Stormwater Ponds

FREE Mid-Project Workshop

Date: 18th March 2015

Venue: The University of Warwick

For more details download the Workshop Flyer

Click here for Link to News & Events page for other events information.  

Recent News

SUDSnet partners working together to improve water and energy efficiency in the Mediterranean - E2Stormed

SUDS Online CPD Courses from University of Abertay - information available on our News & Events page.


"SUDSnet is ‘Outstanding’ Success"...

Click here for News and Events page

New Publications

Water Resources in the Built Environment: Management Issues and Solutions. Colin A. Booth & Susanne M. Charlesworth

Click here to download the Flyer

WWT/RSPB SUDS Guidance for Local Authorities and developers

Downloads page...

New SUDS publications available to download from our Downloads page...

You can also access programmes and proceedings from previous
SUDSnet events ...

SUDSnet/CIWEM National and International SUDS Conference - May 2011

Conference Presentations and Conference Book now available from Downloads Page

SUDSnet National Conference - Nov 2009

Conference Proceedings now available from Downloads Page


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