Morecambe and Lunesdale was polluted by sewage 1,062 times in 2023
lasting 10,694 hours - that's 1.24 years!
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Morecambe and Lunesdale in 2023
24 Sites polluted by United Utilities
1,062 sewage dumps
10,694 h duration
That's 1.24 years! On average 2.9 times a day
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Morecambe and Lunesdale 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 26 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 %
United Utilities River Keer OVER KELLET WWTW 156 2,700 100
United Utilities River Lune CATON WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS 96 1,554 57.4
United Utilities River Lune Estuary RAMPARTS CSO 25075 62 1,478 100
United Utilities River Keer GARDNER ROAD PUMPING STATION 63 1,316 100
United Utilities Nether Beck, River Keer NETHER KELLET WTW NETHK 83 1,227 100
United Utilities River Lune Estuarine Waters LUNE STREET PUMPING STATION 25030 30 595 65.9
United Utilities Lune Estuary SCALE HALL PUMPING STATION 41 400 38.7
United Utilities River Lune KIRKBY LONSDALE STW 121 368 100
United Utilities River Lune Estuary OWEN ROAD COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW 17 169 52.8
United Utilities River Lune OVERTON GARDEN TERRACE PS 8 169 100
United Utilities River Lune HALTON EAST SEWAGE PUMPING STATION 88 148 100
United Utilities Hatlex Beck HEST BANK PUMPING STATION 20 131 100
United Utilities Mill Dam ST NICHOLAS LANE PUMPING STATION 49 82 100
United Utilities River Keer HAGG LANE MIDLAND TERRACE PS 34 80 100
United Utilities River Lune HALTON WEST PUMPING STATION HLTWE 51 62 100
United Utilities Lades Pool Estuarine Waters MIDDLETON OVERTON WWTW MIDDL 6 61 100
United Utilities Black Dike, Keer Estuary LARBURNUM PARK PUMPING STATION 21 40 94.6
United Utilities Morecambe Bay SCHOLA GREEN LANE PS 13 33 100
United Utilities Chapel Pool Lune Estuary BAZIL LANE PUMPING STATION 41 24 100
United Utilities Black Dyke CRAG BANK PUMPING STATION 5 23 97.8
United Utilities River Lune Estuary OXCLIFFE RD PS NO 1 & EO TO OVERTON 25 10 100
United Utilities River Wenning HORNBY STW 29 10 100
United Utilities Lades Pool MIDDLE POOL PS MIDDP LAN0099 2 1 97.8
United Utilities Morecambe Bay HEYSHAM VILLAGE PUMPING STATION 1 0 100
United Utilities Clvrt Back Lane / Kellet Rd FAIRFIELD RD RUSSELL RD CSO 25026 0 0 100
United Utilities Lades Pool, River Lune OVERTON PEDDAR-FAR PS 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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