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Report into 'devastating' floods

A report into what happened when flood water poured into a newly built housing estate in Ruthin last year is due to be published today.

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Blocked culverts played a part in Ruthin floods

A council chief executive has admitted that lessons need to be learned after floods devastated more than 120 homes on a new housing estate. But he says it isn't right to blame the local authority for the failure of the flood defences in Ruthin.

Culverts were blocked after heavy rain and a report to Denbighshire council recommends spending a quarter of a million pounds on improvements -and appointing flood wardens. But the victims still want to know who was responsible for the disaster, as Ian Lang reports.

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