Dumfries and Galloway was polluted by sewage 1,408 times in 2023
lasting 9,733 hours - that's 1.13 years!
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Dumfries and Galloway in 2023
4 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
1,408 sewage dumps
9,733 h duration
That's 1.13 years! On average 3.9 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Dumfries and Galloway 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 12 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 Cluden Water LINCLUDEN WWTW 1930 NX963780 980 6,726 97.81
Scottish Water Kirkgunzeon Lane BEESWING WWTW NX891692 105 2,223 95.07
Scottish Water River Nith TROQUEER WWTW 1950 NX971745 170 427 100
Scottish Water River Nith TROQUEER WWTP CSO 153 356 100
Scottish Water River Dee KIRKCUDBRIGHT WWTW 1988 NX677510 0 0 0
Scottish Water Loch Ryan STRANRAER, FORELAND PLACE CSO NX054614 0 0 0
Scottish Water Dalswinton Loch DALSWINTON WWTW NX936852 0 0 0
Scottish Water Barcloy Mill Burn ROCKCLIFFE WWTW NX853532 0 0 0
Scottish Water Water of Ken DALRY STW WWTW 1990 NX622804 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Dee CASTLE DOUGLAS WWTW 1939 NX760622 0 0 49.73
Scottish Water Unknown PORTPATRICK SEP 1994 NW997542 0 0 0
Scottish Water Loch Ken CROSSMICHAEL MARINA SEP NX730666 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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