The flooding in Wainfleet has entered a second week

There's concern that yet more bad weather could bring further problems

Over six hundred homes have so far been evacuated in both Wainfleet and Thorpe Culvert.

A breach in the bank of the River Steeping was filled with tonnes of sand and gravel late on Friday.

The Environment Agency says the amount of rainfall has been unprecedented, with 2.5 months worth falling in less than a week.

Using pumps, they've shifted 225 Olmypic-sized swimming pool's worth of water.

Meanwhile, some in Wainfleet are now questioning whether badgers might be partly to blame.

The Environment Agency spend three hundred thousand pounds on artificial sets, aimed at luring the badgers away. 

For those still in their homes, there’s a warning not to use washing machines or dishwashers and to limit showers to as brief a time as possible.

It’s due to the amount of water they use, which will in turn be pumped in to the sewage system.

Anglian Water insists, however, that tap water IS still safe to drink.

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