Sittingbourne and Sheppey was polluted by sewage 336 times in 2023
lasting 1,587 hours

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Totals for Sittingbourne and Sheppey in 2023
21 Sites polluted by Southern Water
336 sewage dumps
1,587 h duration
That's 2.2 months. 6.5 times a week, on average
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Constituencies near Sittingbourne and Sheppey

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Sittingbourne and Sheppey 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 0 of the total 26 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 0 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Southern Water Milton Creek SITTINGBOURNE WASTEWATER TMNT WORKS 62 526 100
Southern Water Swale Estuary QUEENBOROUGH 47 509 100
Southern Water Medway Estuary COWSTEAD LANE NO 2 AND 3 OUTFALLS 61 222 100
Southern Water Barrows Brook BARROWS BROOK EASTCHURCH CEO 18 88 100
Southern Water Milton Creek ST PAULS STREET SITTINGBOURNE CSO 36 56 98.5
Southern Water River Medway BRIELLE WAY WEST MINSTER CEO 26 51 99.9
Southern Water River Swale Estuary SOUTH STREET QUEENBOROUGH CEO 27 46 100
Southern Water Frognal Drain TEYNHAM S.T.W. 14 43 99.9
Southern Water Windmill Creek EASTCHURCH WWTW 2 7 100
Southern Water Milton Creek CHALKWELL ROAD SITTINGBOURNE CSO 11 7 93.8
Southern Water Nontidal Milton Creek SURF. WATER SEWER SITTINGBOURNE 5 6 100
Southern Water Freshwater River WARDS HILL WASTEWATER P S 4 5 99.9
Southern Water Non Tidal Milton Creek EAST ST/SHAKESPEARE CSO SITTINGBNE 7 3 100
Southern Water Leading To River Swale IWADE COMBINED EMERGENCY OVERFLOW 1 3 99.9
Southern Water North Sea WESTCLIFFE DRIVE MINSTER IOS PS Q18 4 1 99.8
Southern Water River Swale QUEENBOROUGH ROAD QUEENBOROUGH CEO 1 1 99.9
Southern Water Scrapsgate Drain NOREEN AVENUE SHEERNESS CSO 6 1 78.2
Southern Water North Sea LITTLE GROVES LEYSDOWN ON SEA WWPS 1 1 100
Southern Water Milton Creek MILLWAY SITTINGBOURNE CSO 1 1 25.3
Southern Water Warden Bay Drain MUSTARDS ROAD PUMPING STATION 1 0 99.8
Southern Water Halstow Creek: Medway LOWER ROAD, LOWER HALSTOW CEO 1 0 99.7
Southern Water Milton Creek Via Drain ATTLEE WAY GROVEHURST WWPS 0 0 55.4
Southern Water Drainage Minster Marshes SHEERNESS EAST W W P S 0 0 99.8
Southern Water Hens Brook HENSBROOK EASTCHURCH PS CEO 0 0 99.9
Southern Water River Swale RIDHAM AVENUE KEMSLEY CEO 0 0 99.9
Southern Water North Sea WARDEN BAY PUMPING STATION 0 0 31.8

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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