Sewers for Scotland 

The 4th Edition of "Sewers for Scotland" is available to download here.

The documents provide updated guidance for all standards and specifications required when designing new water or drainage infrastructure. All new designs received, from 1st January 2019 will be expected to align with these new design documents.

Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems 

Our revised version of Sewers for Scotland contains all information required to design and manage surface water through the use of SUDS.  

View or download: Sewers for Scotland. 


SUDS for Roads Design Guidance

 View or download:  SUDS for Roads design guidance

If you are interested in receiving a hard copy, please email 

If you have any questions in relation to these new documents, please contact our Customer Connections team on 0800 389 0379  (Mon- Thurs 8am - 4pm, Fri 8am - 3.30pm) or email

Supporting Documents:


SFS and WFS Training Slides 

Sewers for Scotland Comparison Sheet