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Cautious welcome for flood defence plans

A tidal barrage at Bridgwater and dredging on the Somerset Levels form part of a 20-year, £100m plan to combat flooding that will be presented to the government on Thursday, the BBC understands.

Villages on the Levels have been cut off for more than two months following the wettest winter on record.

The BBC's Jon Kay has been to Somerset to find out how residents feel about the proposals and how they are coping with the current crisis.

  • 05 Mar 2014
  • From the section UK
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