Airdrie and Shotts was polluted by sewage 497 times in 2023
lasting 8,319 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Airdrie and Shotts in 2023
4 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
497 sewage dumps
8,319 h duration
That's 11.55 months. On average 1.4 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Airdrie and Shotts in 2023. Sometimes sewage can be being dumped for months at a time.

Reporting refers to how much of the time the monitoring was active. In this constituency 11 of the total 15 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 11 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water Shotts Burn SALSBURGH WWTW 1950 NS824631 301 4,236 100
Scottish Water South Calder Water SHOTTS WWTW 1938 NS866594 156 4,018 99.45
Scottish Water North Burn AIRDRIE, WHINHALL RD/BURNFOOT RD CSO 37 60 100
Scottish Water Kennel Burn CHAPELHALL, KENNELBURN ROAD CSO 2008 NS774625 3 3 89.86
Scottish Water North Calder Water PLAINS WWTW 1960 NS797664 0 0 0
Scottish Water South Calder Water NEWMAINS, TRACK OFF WESTWOOD ROAD CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Unnamed tributary of North Burn AIRDRIE LOMOND DRIVE CSO 2009 NS755665 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Calder Water AIRDRIE, NW OF MONKLAND BRIDGE CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water South Calder Water ALLANTON, SW OF 7 BOWHOUSEBOG RD CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Thankerton Burn HOLYTOWN, 29 STEVENSTON ST/SHIRREL RD 0 0 0
Scottish Water Burginsholm Burn AIRDRIE, MILL ROAD/ELECT SUB STN CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Burn (culverted) 67 SOUTH COMMONHEAD CSO 2009 NS766664 0 0 0
Scottish Water Cameron Burn GREENGAIRS WWTW 1930 NS781702 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Calder Water AIRDRIE, OPP 35 ETIVE DRIVE CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water How Burn HARTHILL WWTW 1989 NS908648 0 0 0

Data Sources & Accuracy

EDM (Event Duration Monitoring) data and Consented Discharges to Controlled Waters with Conditions from Environment Agency & Data Map Wales, and Scottish Water

Experimental derived data from Thames Water API, Some data may be missing or inaccurate. This uses Environment Agency rainfall data from the real-time data API (Beta) - Rainfall data is delayed by up to two days.

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