Dumfries and Galloway Council have announced plans to develop a flood warning scheme and locate a flood pod, containing sandbags and barriers in Newton Stewart.
The local authority are also asking the Scottish Government for funding to build river walls through the town, and raise the footbridge.
The flood prevention for Newton Stewart could cost in the region of £3.4million, and although the council are determined to help, they say Scottish Government money is needed.
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