Saffron Walden was polluted by sewage 692 times in 2023
lasting 7,370 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Saffron Walden in 2023
23 Sites polluted by Anglian Water, Thames Water
692 sewage dumps
7,370 h duration
That's 10.24 months. On average 1.9 times a day
Change Over Time
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Daily Data Since 2023
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Saffron Walden 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 3 of the total 31 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 3 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Thames Water Hatfield Heath Watercourse HATFIELD HEATH WWTW 120 2,289 100
Anglian Water River Chelmer GREAT EASTON(ESSEX) STW 106 1,341 100
Thames Water Pincey Brook Takeley 81 1,207 100
Thames Water Little Hallingbury Brook LITTLE HALLINGBURY WWTW 61 846 100
Thames Water White Roding WHITE RODING WWTW 93 398 99.4
Anglian Water River Chelmer GREAT DUNMOW STW 42 392 100
Thames Water River Stort STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET WWTW 35 325 97.5
Anglian Water River Chelmer GT EASTON - BRIDGEFOOT TPS 29 292 100
Thames Water River Roding LEADEN RODING WWTW 14 93 100
Anglian Water River Chelmer THAXTED - PARK STREET CSO 38 52 99.2
Anglian Water Straw Brook CHATHAM GREEN PUMPING STATION 5 34 100
Thames Water Pinsey Brook Hatfield Broad Oak Cage End 5 24 87
Anglian Water R Chelmer PLESHEY - FORD END PUMPING STATION 2 19 100
Anglian Water Slade River SAFFRON WALDEN WRC 27 16 99.85
Anglian Water River Chelmer GREAT WALTHAM - HOWE STREET PS 2 12 100
Anglian Water Wicken Water WICKEN BONHUNT PS 2 9 100
Anglian Water Slade CASTLE STREET/HIGH STREET 17 6 94.7
Anglian Water R Cam LITTLE CHESTERFORD 3 5 100
Anglian Water River Pant GREAT SAMPFORD STW 2 2 100
Anglian Water Slade River Cam SAFFRON WALDEN-GEORGE ABBEY OV 4 1 100
Anglian Water Slade THAXTED ROAD/VICTORIA AVE CSO 2 0 100
Anglian Water River Wid WRITTLE - LAWFORD LANE PS 1 0 100
Anglian Water River Cam GREAT CHESTERFORD WRC 1 0 100
Anglian Water Slade SO GASWORKS CROSSROADS 0 0 0
Anglian Water Stebbing Brook River Chelmer N FELSTED(LR CHELMER) STW 0 0 100
Thames Water Pincey Brook Stansted Airport 0 0 0
Thames Water Great Hallingbury Brook Birchanger - Duck End 0 0 99.8
Thames Water Wayletts Ditch Takeley - Garnets 0 0 97.9
Thames Water Roding Canfield End, Little Canfield 0 0 88.3
Anglian Water . MILL GREEN FREYNING 0 0 0
Anglian Water River Chelmer GREAT DUNMOW STW 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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