Green Infrastructure in the United Kingdom: “These are truly modern times, and we need truly modern water management solutions to keep up,” stated Dr. Jason Shingleton at the Infragreen Conference
Green infrastructure must be used to combat climate change, warns Polypipe
At Polypipe’s InfraGreen Conference in June 2018, the focus was on green spaces in urban areas, such as high-rise buildings with trees and plants on the roof, where the public can exercise or sit. Emphasis was on the importance of green infrastructure and pioneering water management solutions to prevent flooding and cool the environment.
Jason Shingleton, Marketing and Development Director at Polypipe, said: “Increasingly, planners, developers, designers and installers are looking to employ alternative drainage strategies.
“Those based on nature, which control and manage rainwater where it falls (at source) but also protect and enhance the urban environment. These are truly modern times, and we need truly modern water management solutions to keep up.”
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