Christchurch polluted by sewage 266 times in 2023 - lasting 2,015 hours

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Totals for Christchurch in 2023
16 Sites polluted by Wessex Water
266 sewage dumps
2,015 h duration
That's 2.8 months. 5.1 times a week, on average
Change Over Time

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Christchurch 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 0 of the total 20 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 0 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Wessex Water River Avon CHRISTCHURCH SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS 56 922 100
Wessex Water Lower River Stour PALMERSFORD STW 23 242 98.9
Wessex Water River Stour CHURCH LANE PUMPING STATION 30 236 100
Wessex Water River Stour HOLDENHURST STW 32 124 100
Wessex Water Moors River Via Sws ST LEONARDS FOREST EDGE DRIVE PS 17 94 93.7
Wessex Water River Stour COOPER DEAN COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW 28 84 99.8
Wessex Water Uddens Water PENNINGTON COPSE PUMPING STATION 10 80 100
Wessex Water Uddens Water AMEYSFORD ROAD PUMPING STATION 21 73 100
Wessex Water Moors River WAYSIDE ROAD PUMPING STATION 11 50 99.9
Wessex Water Clockhouse Stream WILTSHIRE GARDENS PS 15 33 99.7
Wessex Water Moors River CRAIGSIDE PUMPING STATION 6 28 96.8
Wessex Water Uddens Water TRICKETT'S CROSS PUMPING STATION 5 28 98.1
Wessex Water Moors River GOLF LINKS ROAD PS 5 15 100
Wessex Water Unknown ALDRIDGE ROAD PUMPING STATION 3 0 91.8
Wessex Water River Stour ASHLEY ROAD COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW 3 0 99.9
Wessex Water Clockhouse Stream STONY LANE PUMPING STATION 1 0 69.2
Wessex Water Moors River THAMES CLOSE PUMPING STATION 0 0 99.8
Wessex Water Moors River DUGDELL CLOSE PUMPING STATION 0 0 100
Wessex Water River Mude MUDEFORD GARDENS PS 0 0 98.4
Wessex Water Uddens Water CEDAR WAY PUMPING STATION 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, 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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