• Mar 11
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Kilsaran CPD Network Lunch & Learn at the RIAI on SuDS

  • Member Events
  • RIAI CPD Network
  • Dublin
Wednesday 11 March 2020
1.00pm - 2.00pm
RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Event Information

Registration from 12.30pm.

RIAI approved CPD presentation provides a greater understanding of SuDS [Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems] and the Design and Installation of permeable paving. Topics covered are:

  1. Sustainable Water Management 
  2. We will discuss why SuDS has become so vital when it comes to managing water runoff, while reducing the significant impact on sewer and drainage systems
  3. We will discuss Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems, and the problems it will solve
  4. We will look at Permeable Paving as a Sustainable Urban Drainage System option
  5. We will discuss in depth the installation, design and for a SuDS system and where this knowledge can be sourced.
  6. We will discuss rainwater harvesting as an option for fully tanked systems
  7. We will discuss the maintenance of permeable paving, the does and don’ts and the maintenance documents available to review
  8. We will then look at Grangegorman Campus DIT as an example project in which permeable paving was used 
  9. We will look at porous asphalt as a Sustainable Urban Drainage System option
  10. And we will have time at the end for Q&A

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand what a SuDS system is
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Design and installation requirements
  • Permeable paving as a Sustainable option
  • Identify the cost benefits of using permeable paving

Kilsaran CPD Network Lunch & Learn at the RIAI is free but booking is essential, please send an email to Chris O'Reilly (Paving Division). Complimentary lunch will be provided.