Chris Griffiths, SuDS Marketing Development Manager
Chris is the water management expert for Marshalls, the UK’s largest hard landscaping manufacturer. His role is to promote Marshalls’ combined water management portfolio and to better understand how Marshalls’ drainage and hard landscaping products can integrate with broader drainage techniques including SuDS and NFM. He has been working in SuDS since 2008, and now sits on various forums (including the BiTC’s Water Taskforce, SWIG, and CIRIA’s susdrain steering group) to better understand and promote responsible water management.
Stop flooding before it starts: understanding the water management hierarchy
There’s clearly no panacea when it comes to mitigating flood risk. This presentation explores the different methods, techniques and products available to us, from natural flood management to heavy duty precast pipes, which can be combined to create effective flood mitigation systems. It will also discuss how cross-catchment thinking is essential to achieve the best results.