Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford polluted by sewage 1,080 times in 2022 - lasting 2,949 hours

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Totals for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford in 2022
23 Sites polluted by Yorkshire Water
1,080 sewage dumps
2,949 h duration
That's 4.1 months. On average 3 times a day

Pollution Summary 2022

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford in 2022. Sometimes sewage can be being dumped for months at a time.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Yorkshire Water Wash Dike SOWGATE LANE SPS & STORM TANK SITE 98 752 99.8
Yorkshire Water River Little Went CARLETON (PONTEFRACT) WWTW 120 575 100
Yorkshire Water River Calder MILL LANE WWTW 64 373 99.2
Yorkshire Water River Aire MARSH LANE SPS & STORM TANK SITE 61 246 99.5
Yorkshire Water River Aire AIREDALE STW 159 215 99.35
Yorkshire Water River Aire WHELDALE (CASTLEFORD) STW 78 120 99.7
Yorkshire Water Fryston Beck FERRYBRIDGE SPS & STORM TANK SITE 27 113 100
Yorkshire Water Town Dyke KNOTTINGLEY COMMON LANE SPS 35 80 99.9
Yorkshire Water Wain Dike Beck CASTLEFORD LANE/CASTLEFORD RD CSO 25 74 100
Yorkshire Water Choke Churl Beck ALTOFTS CHURCH ROAD CSO 145 68 93
Yorkshire Water River Aire WHELDON ROAD CSO 39 62 78.3
Yorkshire Water Aire A1/A645 SLIP ROAD SSO 30 61 100
Yorkshire Water Wash Dike BONDGATE CSO 28 44 100
Yorkshire Water Carr Beck CARR LANE SPS 52 42 90.6
Yorkshire Water Ashfield Beck KING EDWARD STREET NO 2 CSO 30 30 100
Yorkshire Water Ashfield Beck ASHGAP LANE CSO 20 20 95.7
Yorkshire Water Ashfield Beck STATION ROAD ALTOFTS CSO 8 19 4.2
Yorkshire Water Carr Beck YORKSHIRE WATER SERVICES LTD,AKETON 28 16 100
Yorkshire Water River Aire JAMES STREET SPS 14 14 99
Yorkshire Water River Aire FRYSTON SEWAGE PUMPING STATION 7 14 99.9
Yorkshire Water River Aire ALL SAINTS CHURCH CSO 9 5 98.9
Yorkshire Water Willowbridge Beck WHITWOOD (WHITWOOD LANE) SPS 1 1 89.4
Yorkshire Water River Aire WHELDALE FARM CSO 2 0 100
Yorkshire Water Aire And Calder Navigation FISHERGATE CSO 0 0 14.9

Data Sources & Accuracy

EDM (Event Duration Monitoring) data and Consented Discharges to Controlled Waters with Conditions from Environment Agency & Data Map Wales

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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