January 10, 2024 12.30 pm

Lincolnshire seeks to build resilience over “constant” flood threat

Two major incidents in three months is putting a considerable amount of pressure and burden on the system

By Local Democracy Reporter

In the aftermath storms Babet and Henk, which impacted thousands of properties across several areas of Lincolnshire, councillors want to “build resilience” now to protect residents from ever-more-frequent flooding.

Storm Babet was an unprecedented occasion in October 2023, where two months of rainfall arrived in just one day, and despite some extensive storm defences in Lincolnshire, including an £8 million system in Horncastle, communities were still ransacked by the extreme weather.

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