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Dredging will save more than it costs


I have just been hearing Mr Camerons latest sound bite on the subject of flooding (visiting Dorset on Monday 10th February). In summary he says he has done EVERYTHING possible to alleviate the flooding; provided pumps, mobilised the army, declared an emergency! Well Mr Cameron, I am truly impressed. What more could we expect you to do? The fact that none of these things are as effective as properly planned and funded flood prevention measures, such as the Boston tidal barrier, seems to have been missed by most people. Meanwhile I am heartened to see the professionals debate the issue with expert insight and technical knowledge. When are we going to face what we already know about politicians like Mr Cameron and Mr Liddell-Grainger; they just do and say what is popular at any given moment in time. Our job is to make the right decisions popular. We will not do that by debating the technical details in the pages of our own journal. We will achieve it by joining the debate in the wider press and keeping it simple. DREDGING DOESN'T WORK Mr Liddel Grainger! THE PUMPS ARE TOO LATE Mr Cameron! INVEST IN YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE everybody!

Posted date

10 February, 2014

Posted time

6:20 pm