Canterbury polluted by sewage 183 times in 2022 - lasting 714 hours

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Totals for Canterbury in 2022
9 Sites polluted by Southern Water
183 sewage dumps
714 h duration
That's 29.75 days. 3.5 times a week, on average

Pollution Summary 2022

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

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Southern Water North Sea SWALECLIFFE WWTW 87 529 100
Southern Water Tankerton Bay GORRELL OUTFALL VIA DIAMOND RD CSO 18 41 100
Southern Water Controlled Sea TANKERTON BAY OUTFALL 35 41 100
Southern Water Controlled Sea SWALECLIFFE STORM OUTFALL 4 28 99.9
Southern Water Great Stour HOSPITAL FARM HARBLEDOWN CEO 12 23 99.8
Southern Water Great Stour River FORDWICH ROAD STURRY CEO 6 20 100
Southern Water River Great Stour CANTERBURY WASTEWATER TREATMENT WKS 2 18 99.9
Southern Water Great Stour WINCHEAP CANTERBURY CSO 18 8 81.9
Southern Water Freshwater River CHESTFIELD STORM TANKS 1 2 100
Southern Water Freshwater River BROOK ROAD WASTEWATER PUMPING 0 0 99.9
Southern Water Great Stour River KINGSMEAD ROAD CANTERBURY CSO 0 0 99.7

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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