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FLOOD PLAIN LAND USE OPTIMISING WORKABLE SUSTAINABILITY (FLOWS)

FLOOD PLAIN LAND USE OPTIMISING WORKABLE SUSTAINABILITY (FLOWS)
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FLOOD PLAIN LAND USE OPTIMISING WORKABLE SUSTAINABILITY (FLOWS)

Camborne a new town between Cambridge and Huntingdon off the A14 includes a demonstration of Sustainable Urban Drainage system consisting of Sedum roof to garden shed, permeable pavement to road and pavement, swales and balancing ponds, retention ponds and settlement ponds.
This installation is limited to one small estate of say 100 properties amoungst 1000s in Camborne.


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Opinion: 

This installation is limited to one small estate of say 100 properties amoungst 1000s in Camborne.
It has not been adopted by any of the other estates, built at the same time.
Developers cannot be persuaded to adopt SuDS or FLOWS, without requirements from Development Control.


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