Chapter 19. The Glasgow Strategic Drainage Plan

  1. Robert C. Ferrier2 and
  2. Alan Jenkins3
  1. J. Bryan Ellis

Published Online: 28 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307672.ch19

Handbook of Catchment Management

Handbook of Catchment Management

How to Cite

Ellis, J. B. (2009) The Glasgow Strategic Drainage Plan, in Handbook of Catchment Management (eds R. C. Ferrier and A. Jenkins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307672.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Macaulay Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen AB15 8QH, UK

  2. 3

    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK

Author Information

  1. Urban Pollution Research Centre, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405171229

Online ISBN: 9781444307672



  • Glasgow strategic drainage plan;
  • Glasgow City Council (GCC);
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA);
  • EU WFD ‘good ecological status’ (GES) target classification;
  • multi-agency Metropolitan Glasgow Strategic Drainage Partnership (MGSDP);
  • Glasgow Strategic Drainage Partnership stakeholders and functional areas;
  • drainage area plans (DAPs);
  • surface water management plans (SWMPs);
  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley Structure Plan (GCVSP);
  • decision support approaches and surface water control BMP options


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Drainage Masterplanning

  • Some Key Issues

  • Support Systems

  • References