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Get involved in CIRIA projects and proposals Update of SuDS construction guidance (P2674) Updated guidance on SuDS construction will ensure SuDS are built as designed and provide the functionality and performance required. Scoping the accreditation and / or assessment of SuDS schemes (P2802) This project will explore the opportunity and methodology for an accreditation scheme to assess schemes or practitioners to achieve excellence in SuDS delivery. Supporting the delivery of Water Sensitive Urban Design - enabling high quality development (P2957) This project will provide guidance that supports the delivery of WSUD to effectively enable development. Responding to lessons learnt from flooding (P2972) This project aims to provide guidance on how to implement the recommendations contained in the published reports and from other lessons learned. Seaside piers - inspection and rehabilitation (P2942) This project will provide guidance for individuals and teams to understand enough about the potential structural problems and their solutions to appoint appropriate inspection and repair specialists. Dam and Reservoir conduits (tunnels, culverts and pipes) (RP982) The project will produce a succinct consolidated guidance report on the inspection, monitoring, investigation, maintenance and repair of conduits at reservoirs. Design, modification and removal of river weirs (RP1009) This project will review and update the current Environment Agency guide on River Weirs, originally published in 2003. Management and rehabilitation of old waterfront walls (RP997) This updated manual will build on and supersede the 1992 CIRIA guide. Application of EC7 to design of flood embankments (RP1000) This guide will provide an interpretation and application of EC7 in the context of flood embankment design, construction and management that also support the application of the principles and guidance in the International Levee Handbook. Demonstrating the benefits of SuDS – developing a business case (RP993) This project will support and evaluate potential methodologies for assessing the costs and benefits of retrofitting SuDS. To find out more and to get involved contact CIRIA on tel: +44 (0) 20 7549 3300 or email: enquiries@ciria.org 7 Community planting, Derbyshire Street pocket park, Bethnal Green, London. Courtesy of London Borough of Tower Hamlets Abode housing, Cambridge. Courtesty of Simon Bunn


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