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More than £40 million is being spent to protect thousands of homes and businesses from flooding in Great Yarmouth.
In a major project 46 flood defence walls are being repaired in a move that should protect the town for decades.
The work, which is expected to complete next year, will upgrade the level of protection from tidal flooding to more than 4,500 homes and businesses in the local area.
46 flood defence walls will be refurbished at locations across the town using an innovative technique that will extend their lifespan by up to 30 years.
We're actually using a limpet dam, which we've never used before on flood defences, to create an area where we can go down toe the sheet pile, check what condition its in and where needed make some substantial repairs so that will last for another 30 years into the future.
Great Yarmouth has a history of flooding. The town lost 10 people during the 1953 floods and more than 9,000 people were evacuated from their homes during the 2013 tidal surge.
The River Yare Tidal Defences are a huge benefit to everyone who lives in, works in and visits our borough, reducing flood risk to our homes, workplaces, and the highways and other vital infrastructure that we use every day, better protecting communities and helping the borough to realise its full economic potential.