Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk was polluted by sewage 601 times in 2023
lasting 14,378 hours - that's 1.66 years!
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk in 2023
11 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
601 sewage dumps
14,378 h duration
That's 1.66 years! On average 1.6 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk 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 12 of the total 23 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 12 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water Leader Water LAUDER WWTW 1974 NT540471 58 5,261 99.45
Scottish Water River Tweed MELROSE WWTW 1970 NT551346 28 3,431 99.73
Scottish Water Teviot Water DENHOLM WWTW 1972 NT571189 57 1,847 93.42
Scottish Water River Teviot HAWICK WWTW 1930 NT512155 154 1,287 100
Scottish Water Ettrick Water SELKIRK WWTW NT474298 25 771 61.37
Scottish Water River Tweed GALASHIELS WWTW NT513351 143 723 100
Scottish Water Liddel Water NEWCASTLETON WWTW 1993 NY482866 54 583 96.58
Scottish Water River Tweed KELSO WWTW 1962 NT736346 46 177 99.73
Scottish Water Whiteadder Water CHIRNSIDE WWTW NT870557 18 167 29.13
Scottish Water Ale Water ANCRUM WWTW 1980 NT628241 16 126 99.45
Scottish Water Gala Water FOUNTAINHALL WWTW 2002 NT431494 2 2 100
Scottish Water River Tweed NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS WWTW NT582318 0 0 0
Scottish Water Teviot Water JEDBURGH WWTW 1965 NT658225 0 0 0
Scottish Water Blackadder Water GREENLAW WWTW 1965 NT720461 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed COLDSTREAM WWTW 1974 NT858412 0 0 0
Scottish Water Blackadder Water DUNS WWTW 1965 NT797532 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Teviot HAWICK, WEENSLAND SYPHON CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Leader Water EARLSTON WWTW 1959 NT573382 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Sea EYEMOUTH WWTW 2002 NT951632 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed MELROSE, ANNAY RD/WOODYARD NO1 CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Unknown STOW WWPS 1980 NT457446 0 0 0
Scottish Water Gala Water STOW SPS CSO 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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