Houghton and Sunderland South was polluted by sewage 786 times in 2023
lasting 2,789 hours

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Totals for Houghton and Sunderland South in 2023
28 Sites polluted by Northumbrian Water
786 sewage dumps
2,789 h duration
That's 3.87 months. On average 2.2 times a day
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Houghton and Sunderland South 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 30 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 %
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn/Moors Burn SEDGELETCH STW 71 871 91.55
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn SHINEY ROW FOOTBRIDGE CSO 83 581 95.9
Northumbrian Water Rough Dene Burn HETTON ROAD CSO SU33 62 189 96.9
Northumbrian Water Rainton Burn GILLAS LANE WEST CSO (SU30) 59 180 99.8
Northumbrian Water Rainton Burn WARDEN GROVE SSO 57 128 99
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn AVENUE VIVIAN CSO SU013 40 111 99.9
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn WESTBOURNE DRIVE CSO 46 101 99.9
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn 66 ROSS LEA CSO 45 99 96.1
Northumbrian Water Rainton Burn STANHOPE CLOSE CSO SU 26 35 75 93.3
Northumbrian Water Houghton Burn SEAHAM ROAD CSO SU35 43 72 99.6
Northumbrian Water River Wear COX GREEN PUMPING STATION 5 69 100
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn SEDGELETCH BRIDGE CSO 37 53 99.7
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn CHURCH STREET NO26 CSO 37 50 100
Northumbrian Water River Wear HOUGHTON LE SPRING CSO 36 42 99
Northumbrian Water Hetton Burn HETTON PARK BOWLING GREEN CSO 22 34 75.2
Northumbrian Water Hetton Burn HETTON-LE-HOLE SSO NO. 3 19 28 99.4
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn OSMAN TERRACE CSO 12 21 95.3
Northumbrian Water Rainton Burn DAIRY LANE CSO SU024 8 18 99.8
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn BOURN LEA CSO CH087 14 15 100
Northumbrian Water Hetton Burn HETTON-LE-HOLE SSO NO. 1 14 13 92.9
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn OTTERBURN CRESCENT CSO 6 9 100
Northumbrian Water Red Burn REAR ST MICHAELS CSO 7 7 99.5
Northumbrian Water Rainton Burn A690 SLIP ROAD CSO, SU27 8 5 100
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn Via A Culvert WEST PARK ESTATE CSO 10 4 99.9
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn BURNSIDE AVENUE CSO 3 4 95.4
Northumbrian Water Herrington Burn GOLF COURSE ROAD CSO 4 1 100
Northumbrian Water Moors Burn, Lumley Park BRINKBURN CRESCENT CSO (SU28) 2 1 98.8
Northumbrian Water Hetton Burn ELEMORE VALE SPS 1 0 100
Northumbrian Water Rough Dene Burn GILLAS LANE EAST CSO (SU32) 0 0 100
Northumbrian Water Red Burn BRINKBURN SSO 0 0 99.5

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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