Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross was polluted by sewage 189 times in 2023
lasting 1,505 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross in 2023
3 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
189 sewage dumps
1,505 h duration
That's 2.09 months. 3.6 times a week, on average
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Constituencies near Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 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 7 of the total 10 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 7 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water Un-named watercourse discharging to Dornoch Firth TAIN WWTW 1977 NH778828 37 809 99.45
Scottish Water Moray Firth BALINTORE WWTW 1970 NH862759 142 593 95.89
Scottish Water Cambuscurrie Bay EDDERTON WWTW NH707852 10 102 99.73
Scottish Water Wick River WATTEN WWTW 2001 ND245547 0 0 0
Scottish Water Moray Firth GOLSPIE SHORE ST CAR PARK CSO NH831998 0 0 0
Scottish Water Thrumster Burn THRUMSTER WWTW 1980 ND333453 0 0 0
Scottish Water Moray Firth WICK WWTW ND382510 0 0 0
Scottish Water Wick River WICK VICTORIA PLACE CSO SPS ND363508 0 0 0
Scottish Water Cromarty Firth ALNESS AND INVERGORDON STW 2009 NH674690 0 0 0
Scottish Water Wick River WICK SCALESBURN SPS CSO ND368509 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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