Giant pumps from Netherlands start work in Somerset
13 February 2014 Last updated at 18:46 GMT
Two high-volume pumps imported from The Netherlands have started work to try to reduce the water levels on the flooded Somerset Levels.
The Dutch equipment has been installed at Dunball, north of Bridgwater, to pump water from the most saturated parts of the Levels out to sea.
Daniel Boettcher explains.