Flood prevention work in Blackburn

The Environment Agency says it is investing in more flood prevention measures after large parts of East Lancashire were hit by floods in June. Our Lancashire reporter Amy Welch has been looking at their work in Blackburn.

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Blackburn flood work

The Environment Agency will go underground in Blackburn today in a bid to prevent a repeat of the flooding witnessed in some parts of the region last month. Workers will go down man holes to clear pipes in and around the town centre.