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Fenlands defender Flood control is essential to protect the fertile fenlands of East Anglia. Lisa Russell reports on reconstruction of a vital part of the system.

Alot depends on the effective operation of a structure taking shape inside an impressive circular cofferdam near Downham Market in Norfolk. Welmore Lake Sluice is vital to the protection of tens of thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, hundreds of homes and an important wildlife habitat.

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