MicroDrainage Course D - Pre-Planning: SuDS Concepts & Design

Howbery Park, UK - January 18, 2019

A general introduction to the use of MDSuDS at pre-planning stage to assess the existing topography and pre-development situation in terms of greenfield runoff rates and volume. The course then covers how MDSuDS can show the extent of each SuDS system and generate scenarios to ensure that the maximum potential for the land has been delivered for the client with the minimum land take.

Who will benefit?

Developers, consultants and approving authorities would all benefit when motivated to implement a SuDS solution.

What will they learn?

The course covers the key aspects of a SuDS design from concept through to detail design to provide evidence to an approving authority covering water quantity, quality and SuDS treatment train scenarios.

Key Topics

All the essential skills required to provide a compliant SuDS design, including:

  • Identify the existing blue/green corridors
  • Pre-development greenfield runoff rates
  • Pre-development greenfield runoff volume
  • Background pollution concentrations
  • SuDS train scenarios
  • Pre v Post-development results
  • Practical examples of designing individual SuDS structures and how to develop a SuDS ‘system’ will be covered

The course combines tutor-led teaching with worked examples and hands-on learning. Comprehensive course notes are provided.

Further Details


Howbery Park, Wallingford, United Kingdom


  • Currently Maintained Customer (Daily rate ex. VAT) Howbery Park: £550, Dunlbane, Leeds or Manchester: £650
  • Unmaintained/Non-Customer (Daily rate ex. VAT) Howbery Park: £595, Dunblane, Leeds or Manchester: £695


1st November 2017 at 9.30am – 16.30pm GMT 


All costs plus VAT are to be paid in advance. We regret that any cancellations made within the 10 working days immediately prior to the course will be charged at the full training rate.

If you wish to pay by debit or credit card please call us on +44 (0)1635 582555 (1.5% surcharge for credit cards).

Should you have any training related queries please do not hesitate to e-mail our Training and Workshop Advisor, Amy Gray on Training-EMEA@innovyze.com.


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