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Letters: Our flood defences need maintaining

I fully agree with the comments and sentiments of Howard Glenn and David Viles (NCE 18 October). As head of engineering Services at a small but very active district council I directed my staff and persuaded my councillors to take proactive watercourse maintenance very seriously. We averted considerable property flooding with this approach. Since leaving when the lead local flood authorities (LLFAs) were formed, and it is no coincidence that I did, I have joined a consultancy with whom ...

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