The flooding that took place last Christmas and earlier this year was the worst recorded for a century.
More than 200 communities were affected.
Today in North Devon the Environment Agency and other authorities have been meeting to try to learn lessons from the experience.
But for some the repair work is still ongoing.
Our correspondent Seth Conway reports.
These pictures show flooding at a Bed & Breakfast in Bishops Tawton over Christmas 2012.
Some businesses in Bishops Tawton in North Devon still haven't reopened after flooding on Dec 23 last year.
A meeting is being held today to discuss what to do about areas badly affected by flooding.