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Flood prevention – what CAN be done

Posted by on January 10th 2014

It is possible to design housing developments that contain all the run-off of water from the roofs, as this BBC report on a development in Sheffield shows.  Conserving water is not just one of the InDeed pledges, but also a cardinal principle of permaculture design and good sense.  Water that does not go into drains does not have to be treated, and can be used by Nature.