A £12 million flood defence scheme will protect 2,800 homes and businesses around the Exe estuary, Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, declared.
And one big storm could prove it to be a waste of money.
The power of nature is taking it's toll in many parts of the world and Dawlish Warren will not escape it's anger if it so wishes.
And without the defences, that big storm would cause even greater damage!
Everything is debatable.
Your imput is debateable more than most, as how would you know that damage is to a lesser or greater extent. If something was a total wipeout, all you could say is, that it didn't work.