Ipswich was polluted by sewage 279 times in 2023
lasting 711 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Ipswich in 2023
10 Sites polluted by Anglian Water
279 sewage dumps
711 h duration
That's 29.62 days. 5.4 times a week, on average
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Ipswich 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 1 of the total 13 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 1 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Anglian Water Tidal River Orwell IPSWICH-CLIFF QUAY WRC 71 326 100
Anglian Water River Orwell T MAIDENHALL STORM OUTFALL 80 175 100
Anglian Water Tidal River Orwell STOKE BRIDGE CSO 26 69 96.5
Anglian Water Orwell Estuary PORTMANS WALK TANK PUMPING STATION 21 35 53.85
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH-WHERSTEAD ROAD PS 37 30 100
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH-CLIFF QUAY WRC 7 27 100
Anglian Water River Orwell DOCK STREET PUMPING STATION 12 16 53.9
Anglian Water River Orwell YARMOUTH ROAD CSO 18 14 97.3
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH-CLIFF QUAY WRC 4 11 100
Anglian Water River Orwell LONDON RD/HADLEIGH RD - MH8504 3 3 100
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH WOLSEY STREET PS 0 0 0
Anglian Water River Gipping RIVERSIDE ROAD CSO 0 0 100
Anglian Water River Gipping HADLEIGH ROAD CSO 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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