The Somerset Levels spans 650km², what is the average height above sea level?
The land is mainly used for agricultural purposes as land is arable and can be used for grazing. How many SSSIs (Sites of Special Scientific Interest) does the area contain?
What two rivers flow through the Somerset Levels?
December 2013 was one of the stormiest on record. January 2014 had the highest level of precipitation since 1910. Residents claimed that the rivers had not been dredged properly in 20 years. How many acres of land were flooded?
How many homes were affected with their owners forced to evacuate?
What was the financial cost of the floods preventing animals grazing?
The UK government promise to spend to how much to help with repairs?
A 20 year flood plan has now been drawn up which involves dredging 8km of the two rivers, constructing a tidal barrage and extra pumping sites. What is the cost of this plan?