Burnley was polluted by sewage 779 times in 2023
lasting 5,637 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Burnley in 2023
11 Sites polluted by United Utilities
779 sewage dumps
5,637 h duration
That's 7.83 months. On average 2.1 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Burnley 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 1 of the total 17 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 1 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
United Utilities Green Brook STOCKBRIDGE ROAD CSO (BUR0038) 183 3,290 96.6
United Utilities River Calder ALTHAM OUTFALL (FENNYFOLD) CSO 153 1,381 79.3
United Utilities River Calder HONEY HOLME LANE CSO 85 334 100
United Utilities River Calder INSKIP STREET (082AK) CSO 87 206 100
United Utilities River Calder OPP 76 BURNLEY ROAD CSO 88 131 96.2
United Utilities Limy Water 92 BURNLEY ROAD CSO 081HP 29 104 100
United Utilities River Calder ADJACENT TO PADIHAM LEISURE CENTRE 43 102 92.2
United Utilities River Calder STATION ROAD (PALIHAM) CSO 72 49 94.4
United Utilities Dean Clough River Calder SLADE LANE CSO 24 33 100
United Utilities River Calder BROOKLANDS ROAD/TODMORDEN ROAD CSO 14 4 100
United Utilities River Calder PARK ROAD COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW 1 0 100
United Utilities River Burn NE AREA SEWER 0 0 0
United Utilities River Calder WATERBARN STREET/BARDEN LANE CSO 0 0 100
United Utilities Sweet Clough Green Brook IN FRONT OF NO.19 BEAR STREET CSO 0 0 27
United Utilities River Calder LIVERPOOL ROAD CSO (088NF) 0 0 100
United Utilities River Calder SHUTTLEWORTH STCALDER ST CSO 0 0 96.9
United Utilities Green Brook LEVANT MILL FOOTBRIDGE CSO (O82CV) 0 0 100

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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