A flood guru has been drafted in to provide help and advice to Boston authorities and citizens in the wake of the floods.
Mary Dhonau, a community flood consultant, has suffered several floods over the years and as a result has been helping people during times of crisis for more than 14 years.
She spoke to the Standard about what she had seen in Boston and the response to the floods so far and offered some tips for those impacted by the town disaster.
See the video above to hear Mary’s advice and stories.
You can also follow and Tweet Mary at @floodmary