Scientists from across Europe are in Cumbria to discuss flood prevention.
They're using model simulators to demonstrate how rivers flow and investigate different ways to protect people and their property.
Experts, such as Dr Lucy Butler from the Eden Rivers Trust, say they can learn from colleagues on the continent.
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