Interesting Fact - UK floods

Some of you might have seen the devastation surrounding the recent UK flooding, and heard that one of the problems is lack of investment in flood prevention.  What you might not know is that the Environment Agency can only spend money on flood defences if each pound spent will prevent £8 of damage.

(How much can you calculate the cost of the damage to the Environment Agency's reputation?)

If you don't know how bad it is:-