Maidstone and The Weald was polluted by sewage 440 times in 2023
lasting 4,702 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Maidstone and The Weald in 2023
18 Sites polluted by Southern Water
440 sewage dumps
4,702 h duration
That's 6.53 months. On average 1.2 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Maidstone and The Weald 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 22 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 %
Southern Water Crane Brook CRANBROOK WWTW 105 1,256 100
Southern Water Hammer Stream SISSINGHURST WWTW 87 1,024 100
Southern Water Freshwater River YALDING P.S. 64 787 100
Southern Water Newmill Channel BENENDEN WWTW 53 589 98.2
Southern Water River Beult TATT YALDING CEO 25 334 99
Southern Water River Beult LINTON WWTW 18 260 100
Southern Water Maplehurst Stream FRITTENDEN WWTW 24 175 100
Southern Water Medway Estuary CASTLE RD ALLINGTON PS+STORM TK CEO 22 162 99.15
Southern Water River Beult STAPLEHURST WWTW 10 62 98.6
Southern Water Freshwater River MARDEN OLD WORKS PUMPING STATION 12 38 100
Southern Water River Medway SOUTH STREET EAST BARMING CEO 1 5 99.1
Southern Water River Medway SANDLING LANE MAIDSTONE CSO 6 2 100
Southern Water River Len ALBION PLACE MAIDSTONE CSO 2 0 99.5
Southern Water River Len PADSOLE LANE MAIDSTONE CSO 6 0 78.5
Southern Water River Medway KNIGHTRIDER STREET CSO 1 0 94.7
Southern Water River Len KING STREET MAIDSTONE CSO 2 0 68.4
Southern Water River Medway BARKER ROAD MAIDSTONE CSO 1 0 99
Southern Water River Len LOWER STONE STREET MAIDSTONE CSO 1 0 98.5
Southern Water River Medway BOXLEY ROAD MAIDSTONE CSO 0 0 75
Southern Water River Medway TOVIL WHARF WASTEWATER PS 0 0 100
Southern Water Hammer Stream HARTLEY ROAD CRANBROOK CSO 0 0 100
Southern Water River Medway WESTREE PLACE MAIDSTONE 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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