Birkenhead polluted by sewage 579 times in 2022 - lasting 8,083 hours

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Totals for Birkenhead in 2022
5 Sites polluted by United Utilities
579 sewage dumps
8,083 h duration
That's 11.23 months. On average 1.6 times a day

Pollution Summary 2022

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Birkenhead in 2022. Sometimes sewage can be being dumped for months at a time.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
United Utilities Mersey Estuary ST PAUL'S ROAD CSO 240 5,582 100
United Utilities River Mersey Estuary/River Birket BIRKENHEAD WWTW BIRKE 148 1,179 99.9
United Utilities Mersey Estuary WOODSIDE CSO 55 761 99.8
United Utilities River Birkett BIDSTON BY-PASS CSO 44 295 100
United Utilities River Fender NOCTORUM AVENUE CSO 512IB 92 264 100

Data Sources & Accuracy

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

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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