The Surface Water Treatment Selection Tool

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Suggested treatment train:

Would you like to modify your results?

You can modify your results by choosing alternative components from the Toolbox along the top panel that are appropriate for these catchment / receptor conditions.

To modify the treatment train, click the close (x) icon on any component, select an alternative and click "Add to train".

Number of treatment stages required based on CIRIA C697 The SUDS Manual (2007) recommendations.

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2 x
3 x

Click on the pollutants below to add or remove them from the graph:

Pollutant removal calculated using independently verified data for the Hydro StormTrain™ Series or based on CIRIA C609 Sustainable drainage systems. Hydraulic, structural and water quality advice (2004).

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Indicative Costs

Capital Expenditure

Indicative capital expenditure for your selected treatment train is:

This includes construction costs and land costs (where appropriate) for the example catchment.

Whole Life Cost (WLC)

Indicative WLC for your selected treatment train is:

This includes capital expenditure, annual and periodic maintenance for the example catchment over a 50 year service life.

Costs derived using SUDS for Roads Whole Life Cost and Whole Life Carbon Toolkit version 1.5.12; Royal Haskoning DHV report 9X1055 Costs and Benefits of Sustainable Drainage Systems (2012) and SPON’S Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book (2013).

Train CAP-EX Train WLC

Further Information

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Hydro StormTrain Series

Hydro StormTrain Series: an unrivalled toolbox for surface water treatment - First Defense®, Downstream Defender®, Up-Flo and Hydro BioCell™.

Downstream Defender®

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Typical GA drawing (CAD)
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Typical GA drawing (PDF)
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Case Study - Horsham Park & Ride

Combined solution with pervious pavements and Downstream Defender®.

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Case Study - Kirkintilloch Link Road

A new £30m road uses a combination of the Downstream Defender® and trenches to meet environmental targets.

Hydro BioCell

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Typical GA drawing (CAD)
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Typical GA drawing (PDF)
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Design Data

Up-Flo Filter

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Case Study - Dane County Airport

Up-Flo Filter balances environmental and aviation authority requirements.

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Case Study - Orakei Marina Auckland

Runoff from Marina car park is treated using Up-Flo Filters, prior to discharge into the prestigious Hauraki Gulf.

First Defense®

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Case Study - Revere Beach, Massachusetts

First Defense® used to remove high sand loads present in runoff from seaside promenade.

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Case Study - Perkins Township, Ohio

Regulatory approved First Defense® used in ultra urban setting to meet environmental targets.

Pond

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 17. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Case Study - Elvetham Heath

Pioneering residential development acclaimed as a national example of good practice uses linked ponds and swales to protect nature reserve.

Infiltration Basin

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 15. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Case Study - Eden Park

Residential development with above ground infiltration basins supported by Hydro Stormbloc® for long term storage and infiltration.

Detention Basin

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 16. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Retroffiting to manage surface water (CIRIA C713)

Case Study 14. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

Pervious Pavements

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 12. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Case Study - Horsham Park & Ride

Combined solution with pervious pavements and Downstream Defender®.

Swales

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 10. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Case Study - Elvetham Heath

Pioneering residential development acclaimed as a national example of good practice uses linked ponds and swales to protect nature reserve.

Infiltration Trench

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 9. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Retroffiting to manage surface water (CIRIA C713)

Case Study 17. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

Filter Strip

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 9. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Case Study - Kirkintilloch Link Road

A new £30m road uses a combination of the Downstream Defender® and trenches to meet environmental targets.

Wetland

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 18. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Retroffiting to manage surface water (CIRIA C713)

Case Study 8. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

Bioretention

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The SUDS Manual (CIRIA C697)

Chapter 11. Content is freely available once you have registered with/signed in to CIRIA.

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Article - Portland Green Streets

Article outlining the successful retro-fit of bioretention planters to clean up the receiving watercourse.


Summary

Catchment Area - Residential

Size:

50.7 Ha site; 41% impermeable

Profile:

Urban regeneration site in the West Midlands

Pollution Risks:

Litter; Vehicle exhausts / wear / washing / maintenance; Bin washing; Animal wastes; Oil / cleaning agent / paint spills; Atmospheric deposition.

Receptor
Surface water sewer

Surface water sewer

Sensitivity:
Normal