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We deliver insight on environmental risk and suitability for property development and infrastructure. As our landscape and climate continually changes, we are the smarter choice for professionals who need to build and protect property in a sustainable way.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Understanding Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

    Seminar | GeoSmart Information

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces the principles of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) including what they are; how they work and why they are needed. It also provides an overview of the guidance regarding SuDS; how it could affect property developments and the help that is available for implementing SuDS. Examples and case studies are presented.

  • Contaminated Land – Impacts and implications on property and development

    Seminar | GeoSmart Information

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces what is meant by contaminated land; the legislative background and how this can impact property development and site acquisition. It also examines planning conditions and the help that is available in response to them. Examples and case studies are presented

  • Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) - An introduction to FRAs for property professionals

    Seminar | GeoSmart Information

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces: the different sources of flooding including groundwater; the risks to development and what can be done; catchment management; what FRAs are and how to discharge flood related planning conditions. Examples and case studies are presented.

  • Understanding groundwater flood risk

    Seminar | GeoSmart Information

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces what groundwater flooding is and its impacts on other types of flooding; modelling and mitigation measures and an explanation of groundwater flood risk data and forecasting. Examples and case studies are presented.

  • Environmental Information for Masterplanning – Early insight into potential development constraints

    Seminar | GeoSmart Information

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces the different environmental constraints and opportunities that may be associated with site acquisition and the master planning process. The important environmental issues for Site development feasibility are considered including sustainable drainage; foul & surface water management; contaminated land; flood risk; and ecology. The session reviews how integrating environmental data into the master planning process across all disciplines will encourage creative thinking to test the range of potential options to take the scheme forward. Examples and case studies are presented.

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