Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in the U.S. are coming into criticism that they do not factor in water quality. While the focus on SuDS is to prevent flooding, the concern lies in whether or not it will require higher maintenance to clean the water that will affect the tax payers.
With all the drainage water, concern is how it will be treated. Will it be allocated and filtered for community use? How do we determine “our” water from another’s? These issues need to be addressed before a different problem floods up. This is an issue that effects local areas but its solution will have global applications in the future. For a full article on this story, click here:: New SuDS proposals face industry concerns