Harwich and North Essex polluted by sewage 698 times in 2023 - lasting 5,156 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Harwich and North Essex in 2023
25 Sites polluted by Anglian Water
698 sewage dumps
5,156 h duration
That's 7.16 months. On average 1.9 times a day
Change Over Time

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Harwich and North Essex 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 2 of the total 32 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 2 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Anglian Water River Colne FORD STREET T.P.S. 80 880 97.6
Anglian Water Ten Penny Brook River Colne N THORRINGTON WATER RECYCLING CENTRE 98 819 100
Anglian Water River Colne WEST BERGHOLT STW 31 559 99.8
Anglian Water Bentley Brook GREAT BENTLEY - THORRINGTON ROAD PS 47 523 100
Anglian Water River Colne EIGHT ASH GREEN STW 49 490 100
Anglian Water Wignall Brook Stour Estuary MANNINGTREE(LAWFORD) STW 40 476 100
Anglian Water River Ramsey GREAT OAKLEY SPARROWS CORNER CPS 44 325 100
Anglian Water Wignall Brook WIGNALL STREET PS 14 294 100
Anglian Water Foulton Hall Ditch LITTLE OAKLEY SPS 42 226 100
Anglian Water Tidal River Colne WIVENHOE-THE FOLLY CSO 28 178 99.1
Anglian Water River Colne COLCHESTER - REGENT COURT CSO 26 109 87.9
Anglian Water Tidal River Stour HARWICH AND DOVERCOURT WRC 36 109 100
Anglian Water South Hall Creek DOVERCOURT LOW ROAD PUMPING STATION 4 46 100
Anglian Water Tidal River Colne WIVENHOE-PHILLIP ROAD CSO 23 34 100
Anglian Water West Dyke BRIGHTLINGSEA WEST DYKE TERMINAL PS 14 31 100
Anglian Water West Dyke BRIGHTLINGSEA STATION ROAD CSO 25 13 98.2
Anglian Water Blackwater Estuary WEST MERSEA WATER RECYCLING CENTRE 34 11 100
Anglian Water River Colne EIGHT ASH GREEN - HEATHFIELDS SPS 4 9 100
Anglian Water Drain Colne Estuary BRIGHTLINGSEA STATION ROAD CSO 18 8 98.1
Anglian Water Unnamed Brightlingsea Bro SAMPSON ROAD SPS 6 5 100
Anglian Water West Dyke BRIGHTLINGSEA - SPRING ROAD CSO 22 1 99.5
Anglian Water River Colne COLCHESTER-ROWHEDGE ALBION ST. CSO 6 0 87.5
Anglian Water West Dyke BRIGHTLINGSEA CSO (BELLFIELD 35) 3 0 98.2
Anglian Water Dedham Mill Tail- Rv Stour DEDHAM WATER RECYCLING CENTRE 1 0 100
Anglian Water West Dyke BRIGHTLINGSEA STATION ROAD CSO 3 0 98.2
Anglian Water Bromley Brook GREAT BROMLEY WRC 0 0 100
Anglian Water Horkesley Black Brook IVY LODGE SPS 0 0 100
Anglian Water Stour Estuary MISTLEY SEA OUTFALL 0 0 0
Anglian Water Frating Brook ELMSTEAD-HOLLY WAY THATCHERS DR PS 0 0 100
Anglian Water Birch Brook ROWHEDGE - HIGH STREET PUMPING ST. 0 0 92
Anglian Water Unnamed Bentley Brook PLOUGH ROAD SPS 0 0 0
Anglian Water Unnamed River Ramsey WIX ROAD SPS 0 0 100

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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