Somerset Levels and Moors


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Somerset Levels and Moors

pl n
(Placename) a sparsely populated wetland and coastal plain area extending across parts of the north and centre of the historic county of Somerset, from Ilchester and Langport in the south to Clevedon in the north and Glastonbury in the east. Area: 650 sq km (251 sq miles)
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RESIDENTS say they are "relieved and encouraged" by the start of dredging on the flood-hit Somerset Levels and Moors yesterday morning.
Dredging forms part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, a PS100 million 20-year plan to protect Somerset from future flooding.
Flooding continues on the Somerset Levels and Moors, and there is still a high risk of coastal floods in Dorset.
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