Ruchill Glasgow SUDS Ponds

Water quality monitoring and improvement

Storage for water

Storm water drainage

Pond (Retention pond)

Biodiversity

Building with nature

Created at: 23 Apr 2022

Description

3 ponds in Ruchill Park to manage excess surface water, reduce the risk of flooding and reduce the risk of pollution entering streams and rivers. They use natural methods to store water, providing base level of treatment, and then controlling its release. Their use also has the benefit of contributing to biodiversity and nature conservation. Each pond feeds the adjacent lower pond by gravity and eventually discharges through a pipe, under a local street, to the local canal system.

Help us provide more detailed information about this project by contributing!

Images

About the author

Alison Duffy

• Submitted 177 projects
• Expert at Water
• United Kingdom

View all 177 projects by this author →


Related projects

Below you will find the latest related projects in this category.

Show more related projects →

View all Water projects →