Banff and Buchan was polluted by sewage 391 times in 2023
lasting 2,186 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Banff and Buchan in 2023
5 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
391 sewage dumps
2,186 h duration
That's 3.04 months. On average 1.1 times a day
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Constituencies near Banff and Buchan

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Banff and Buchan 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 9 of the total 14 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 9 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water Greenspeck Burn NEW PITSLIGO WWTW 1992 NJ887568 73 969 99.73
Scottish Water North Sea PETERHEAD WWTW NK127442 205 681 100
Scottish Water Fordyce Burn FORDYCE WWTW 1960 NJ556640 25 271 81.64
Scottish Water North Sea FRASERBURGH WWTW 2001 NJ973669 76 216 100
Scottish Water River Ythan FYVIE WWTW 2010 NJ765375 12 47 99.73
Scottish Water Peterhead Bay PETERHEAD, HARBOUR ST. 610 PCSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Arkland Burn ABERCHIRDER WWTW 1986 NJ629521 0 0 0
Scottish Water Coastal waters PETERHEAD BUCHANHAVEN WWPS 1977 NK129472 0 0 0
Scottish Water Peterhead Bay PETERHEAD, PETERHEAD SPS NO3 CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Sea SANDEND, SEAVIEW ROAD CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Sea PETERHEAD, PETERHEAD SPS NO1 CSO/EO 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Sea FRASERBURGH, LACKIE HEAD SPS CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Unknown WHINNYFOLD SEP 1960 NK082332 0 0 0
Scottish Water Peterhead Bay PETERHEAD, SMITH EMBANKMENT 2A PS CSO/EO 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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