Adeptus Blog

June 29, 2016
Conveyancing | Flood Risk Reports & Contaminated Land Liability

The Law Society has recently issued updated versions of two of its practice notes: one on flood risk and one on contaminated land. These are interned to provide guidance for professional involved in land and property transactions, such as solicitors and conveyancers. Guidance on Flood Risk According to the Environment Agency, 1 in 6 of […]

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February 18, 2016
Definition of Waste: Development Industry Code of Practice (CL:AIRE)

The CL:AIRE (Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments) Development Industry Code of Practice version 2, enables the on site re-use of materials such as soil, as an alternative to landfill. If dealt with according to the code, these materials need not be classified as waste, so will not require an environmental permit, nor an official […]

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November 6, 2015
Flood risk management through stormwater retention ponds

  Stormwater retention ponds (also known detention basins) are often incorporated into new housing developments in order to manage flood risk. Typically a pond will be constructed in a low-lying point in a new estate. The ponds can even be situated where vulnerable groundwater is present or above contaminated ground, provided they are securely lined. […]

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