Type: Case Studies & Projects
The following guidance and case studies have been created by the CaBA Urban Water Group to help catchment partnerships and planners in urban areas create sustainable catchments.
Urban partnerships guidance: Delivering sustainable urban water management through local action
This guidance is intended to help and encourage CaBA partnerships and other key stakeholders, particularly local authorities, businesses, water companies and NGOs, to deliver integrated water management and its associated multiple benefits through a collaborative partnership approach.
This note outlines a general approach to considering development proposals near rivers. It indicates the basic considerations, information and processes that should be sought through the planning application process.
Case studies to empower planners to engage with water issues and encourage innovation in meeting development needs in a more sustainable way.
Adopting a collaborative and integrated approach to urban water management can realise multiple benefits for people and the environment including; reduced flood risk, improved water quality, enhanced biodiversity, increased amenity and recreational opportunities, enhanced community health and well-being through recreation and engagement with green-blue spaces (now well proven through a wealth of academic research), reduced crime, and improvement of local economies.
Advice and new ideas to help secure more funding for catchment projects.
Watch this video on how to win funds for your urban catchment projects: