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Dredging on the Levels

Catchment management focus needed in Somerset Levels, says environment boss

Dredging will not stop flooding on the Somerset Levels and a more comprehensive plan to manage land higher up the catchment would be more effective, Environment Agency chairman Lord Smith said last week.