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Campaigners demand dredging after rainfall results

Campaigners demanding long term dredging of the rivers on the Somerset levels say this winter's rainfall was not exceptional, proving a lack of dredging is the main cause of the exceptional floods.

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Pumping effort continues in Somerset

Despite the dry weather, pumping operations remain at full power in Somerset as they aim to clear the huge lake between Burrowbridge and Moorland. This temporary pumping effort is pictured just downstream of Burrowbridge

Pumps are trying to clear a huge lake between Burrowbridge and Moorland Credit: ITV News West Country

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