A £26 million pound tidal barrage at Bridgwater is at the centre of the proposed scheme.
Pregnant ewes rescued from the flooded Somerset Levels are being housed at the Royal Bath & West Showground at Shepton Mallet
As the floodwaters decrease by almost three feet on parts of the Somerset Levels volunteers are getting ready for the big clean-up.
Hundreds of volunteers have started to help in the clear up operation in Somerset. 150 homes are still flooded on the Somerset Levels and Moors, with thousands of hectares of farm land still under water.
More than 400 people have volunteered to help with clearing up. It's expected to take the next year.
The Government has unveiled a £100M plan to prevent future flooding on the Somerset levels has been published. Proposals include a tidal barrage, dredging rivers and raising roads to prevent villages being cut off. Here's the reaction of one of the residents, Bryony Sadler
As a £100 M plan is unveiled to try to prevent the flooding that has so devastated the Somerset Levels this year - and last year, our Somerset Correspondent David Woodland returns to the farm of one of the more high-profile victims of the disaster, James Winslade.
The eagerly awaited plan to prevent flooding on the Somerset levels has been published. Proposals include a tidal barrage, dredging rivers and raising roads to stop villages being cut off.
It's been backed by the Government which has pledged £10 million towards it. But that's far short of the £100 million it would cost.
Here's our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine.
The police have put a new roadblock across the road into Moorland over the weekend. It is normally used to block streets in the event of a riot. Here it is to stop potential criminals from entering Moorland where floodwater is receding, leaving evacuated homes vulnerable.