East Lothian was polluted by sewage 326 times in 2023
lasting 3,142 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for East Lothian in 2023
3 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
326 sewage dumps
3,142 h duration
That's 4.36 months. 6.3 times a week, on average
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for East Lothian 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 5 of the total 8 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 5 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water River Tyne HADDINGTON WWTW 1960 NT532744 107 2,001 69.59
Scottish Water Sauchet Water STENTON WWTW 2004 NT620744 80 912 89.59
Scottish Water Firth of Forth NORTH BERWICK WWTW NT566851 139 229 95.89
Scottish Water Firth of Forth BELHAVEN, BELHAVEN SPS CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Firth of Forth PORT SETON, POND HALL SPS CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Firth of Forth WEST BARNS, WEST BARNS SPS CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Firth of Forth GULLANE PUMP STATION CSO 2000 NT481833 0 0 0
Scottish Water Firth of Forth GULLANE WWPS NT481833 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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