BS 85500:2015 Flood resistant and resilient construction. Guide to improving the flood performance of buildings

BS 85500:2015

Flood resistant and resilient construction. Guide to improving the flood performance of buildings

Status : Current   Published : November 2015

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What is this standard about?

 This standard has been developed to provide guidance to architects, engineers and developers on suitable materials and construction techniques for improving the resistance and resilience of buildings against flooding.

Who is this standard for?

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • All parties involved in the design and development of buildings
  • Planning and building control officers
  • Planning consultancies
  • Loss adjusters

Why should you use this standard? 

Developed by flood risk and watercourses experts, including representatives from the Association of London Borough Planning Officers, Defra and BRE, the standard specifically provides guidance on:

  • Identifying when building flood resilience and resistance are appropriate
  • Reducing the impacts of flooding from all sources
  • The use of suitable materials and construction techniques

It applies to all building construction including new builds, extensions and retrofits.




Standard NumberBS 85500:2015
TitleFlood resistant and resilient construction. Guide to improving the flood performance of buildings
StatusCurrent
Publication Date30 November 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)PAS 1188-1, BS 8102, BS EN 13914-1, BS 8533
Informative References(Provided for Information)Building Regulations 2010, BS EN 12056-4, BS 8208-1, BS EN 13564-1, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, BS 12999, PAS 64, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012, BS EN 1992-3, PAS 1188, BS 8203:2017
Draft Superseded By15/30299685 DC
DescriptorsHazard prevention in buildings, Design, Floods, Performance, Buildings, Construction
ICS91.120.30
91.120.99
CommitteeCB/501
ISBN978 0 580 86313 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages38
File Size289 KB
Price£214.00


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