Reply To: Floods

Ed P
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Unless the dredging takes the water straight out to sea it just passes the problem down the line. The better solutions are water meadows and flood plains in the higher reaches of water courses. Not only do they reduce the rate of run-off they provide wild life (farmer free) sanctuaries for pollinating insects.

In my youth the Somerset levels were justĀ  flood plains. They were great places for elvers and frogs.