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Paul Kent from Southern Water says it's a huge step forward for companies trying to put an end to hosepipe bans
The heavy rainfall has prompted Thames Water and Southern Water to lift their hosepipe bans from tomorrow. Southern Water's four reservoirs - including Bewl Water on the Kent Sussex border - are now more than eighty per cent full thanks to the downpours of the past three months.
The Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman sees the cleanup operation that's now underway after the flooding earlier this week.
The Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman visits the communities under water after the week's flooding. She faces tough questions about how the floods were handled - and whether enough has been done to help those whose possessions and homes have been destroyed.
Two teenagers have stepped in - or rowed in - to help those under water in Sussex. This cul de sac in Middleton-on-Sea was completely flooded in about 13 hours of heavy rainfall.
Now James and James are offering support to those who need to get out, as well as helping to remove possessions from flooded homes.
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Those who have been evacuated from their homes in Sussex are returning to retrieve their valuables.