Quartet Design has been advocating and refining sustainable drainage solutions for many years. We have designed and completed a wide range of formal and informal systems to control flow and accommodate potentially very high volumes of surface water run-off. It is important that we achieve this while still maintaining an attractive and active environment where the opportunity to add wildlife and amenity value for the community is paramount. Creating SUDS is often a challenge, but it also provides the opportunity to design coherent landscape frameworks within areas of mixed density development.