Axminster area at risk of flooding

A FLOOD prevention company has said the area surrounding Axminster is at risk of flooding.

A FLOOD prevention company has said the area surrounding Axminster is at risk of flooding.

Watertight International Flood Protection System, which offers property protection, said the area was at particular risk following the floods in 2008.

Company chief executive Peter Mooney said: The incidents of flooding have increased significantly in recent years, usually hitting a different area of the country each time.

"Those that install the Watertight International system in advance of a flooding in their area will be able to protect their property from the ravages of such inclement weather.