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Dredging under way on Somerset Levels

31 March 2014 Last updated at 21:52 BST

Contractors have begun dredging rivers on the Somerset Levels, as part of a 20-year plan to avoid a repeat of this winter's flooding.

Many local people blame a lack of dredging by the Environment Agency for the floods in January.

Jon Kay reports.