New defences to protect 40 homes in a town badly affected by flooding are now in place.
However, council representatives and the Environment Agency admit that more work needs to be done to protect dozens of other properties still at risk.
Serious flooding hit the town of Egremont in West Cumbria during the dreadful summer of 2012.
A new flood wall will help protect homes along the River Ehen, but houses on the Orgill Estate still face potential problems from surface water.
Samantha Parker reports.
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