Falkirk was polluted by sewage 544 times in 2023
lasting 19,609 hours - that's 2.27 years!
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Falkirk in 2023
4 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
544 sewage dumps
19,609 h duration
That's 2.27 years! On average 1.5 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Falkirk 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 3 of the total 7 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 3 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water River Carron DALDERSE WWTW 1966 NS903822 280 16,949 99.63
Scottish Water Bonny Water BONNYBRIDGE WWTW NS836811 152 1,827 98.36
Scottish Water River Carron DENNY WWTW NS820830 46 651 52.88
Scottish Water River Carron FALKIRK, CAULDHAME FARM CSO 66 180 98.63
Scottish Water Forth Estuary AIRTH WWTW NS903881 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Carron LARBERT, LARBERT LOW LEVEL CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Avon POLMONT, NORTHFOOT SPS CSO 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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