Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey was polluted by sewage 316 times in 2023
lasting 2,058 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey in 2023
11 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
316 sewage dumps
2,058 h duration
That's 2.86 months. 6.1 times a week, on average
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey 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 20 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 River Nairn PIPERHILL WWPS NH868514 23 464 90.14
Scottish Water River Spey NEWTONMORE WWTW 2009 NN724994 10 396 95.62
Scottish Water Moray Firth ALLANFEARN WWTW NH711475 16 309 100
Scottish Water Moray Firth NAIRN WWTW 1960 NH896534 95 295 100
Scottish Water River Nairn SUNNYSIDE RS250 WWPS 2010 NH762456 CSO 22 278 99.73
Scottish Water Inner Moray Firth LONGMAN WWPS NH665469 46 212 68.22
Scottish Water River enrick DRUMNADROCHIT WWTW 1997 NH516295 65 60 100
Scottish Water River Foyers FOYERS WWTW NH495211 8 21 95.62
Scottish Water River Spey BOAT OF GARTEN WWTW 2015 NH946191 29 19 95.62
Scottish Water River Ness INVERNESS GLEBE STREET CSO 1 0 81.1
Scottish Water Mill Burn HARBOUR ROAD WWPS CSO NH679458 1 0 61.1
Scottish Water Unknown INVERNESS HUNTLY PLACE CSO 0 0 100
Scottish Water Culnakirk Burn GLENURQUHART WWPS CSO 2005 NH504303 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Druie INVERDRUIE WWPS 2000 NH898115 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Spey AVIEMORE DALFABER CSO 2005 NH904130 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Nethy NETHY BRIDGE WWTW 2005 NH999209 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Spey AVIEMORE DALFABER WWPS NH904130 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Spey KINCRAIG WWPS CSO 1985 NH835058 0 0 0
Scottish Water Unknown CULCABOCK KINGMILLS GARDENS CSO 0 0 98.08
Scottish Water Milton Burn AVIEMORE WEST WWPS 1985 NH894132 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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