Biography: Bridget Woods Ballard

Bridget Woods-Ballard  

Bridget is a fluvial hydrologist and civil engineer, specialising in sustainable approaches to flood risk management. She has been involved in work with Defra on the National SuDS Standards and associated capacity building exercises, and most recently in developing a draft of a British Standard on Surface Water Management. She was also the principal author for the SUDS Manual, published by CIRIA in 2007. Bridget has been involved in all of the SuDS research projects carried out by HR Wallingford for the water industry, the Environment Agency and other government departments covering SuDS performance, liabilities, costs and benefits.