Tunbridge Wells was polluted by sewage 1,188 times in 2023
lasting 11,148 hours - that's 1.29 years!

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Totals for Tunbridge Wells in 2023
29 Sites polluted by Southern Water
1,188 sewage dumps
11,148 h duration
That's 1.29 years! On average 3.3 times a day
Change Over Time
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Tunbridge Wells 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 32 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 Hexden Channel HAWKHURST NORTH WWTW 165 3,056 100
Southern Water Hexden Channel SANDHURST WWTW 111 1,697 99.9
Southern Water River Grom TUNBRIDGE WELLS SOUTH WWTW 162 1,686 100
Southern Water Hawkhurst South Stream HAWKHURST SOUTH S.T.W. 82 925 98.9
Southern Water Hexden Channel CASTLE TERRACE CSO (HAWKHURST) 81 708 100
Southern Water Chalybeate Spring KILNDOWN S.T.W. 34 498 99.9
Southern Water Freshwater River CHEQUERS PUMPING STATION 43 346 99.8
Southern Water Barden Mill Stream BIDBOROUGH WWTW 41 335 100
Southern Water River Teise UNDERHILL GOUDHURST WWTW 24 246 96.1
Southern Water Rhoden Stream PADDOCK WOOD WWTW 38 238 99.5
Southern Water River Medway FIVE OAK GREEN ROAD TUDELEY CEO 30 222 99.8
Southern Water Hawkhurst South Stream COCKSHOT FARM CSO, HAWKHURST, KENT 42 220 100
Southern Water River Teise FURNACE POND CEO 32 203 100
Southern Water River Teise SMITHS LANE(GOUDHURST)WWTW, SMITHS 14 129 100
Southern Water Freshwater River HORSMONDEN ROAD PUMPING STATION 21 102 100
Southern Water Unnamed Stream To River Medway TAYLOR STREET, SOUTHBOROUGH CSO 28 93 64.8
Southern Water Somerhill Stream TUNBRIDGE WELLS CSO, APPLE TREE LNE 60 88 99.9
Southern Water River Teise BROADFORD CEO 19 88 99.8
Southern Water Freshwater River 8 HURSTWOOD PUMPING STATION 24 60 100
Southern Water Freshwater River BRIDGEWAYS 14 42 99.8
Southern Water Somerhill Stream TUNBRIDGE WELLS (NORTH) WWTW 8 38 99
Southern Water River Medway SOUTHBOROUGH CEMETERY TUNBRIDGE 20 36 51.2
Southern Water River Grom NEVILLE STREET TUNBRIDGE WELLS CSO 23 23 99.7
Southern Water Barden Stream WATERFRETS LANGTON GREEN CSO 15 20 99.9
Southern Water Barden Mill Stream HOLDEN CORNER COMBINED SEWER OVERFW 21 10 100
Southern Water Gasworks Stream ST LUKES ROAD TUNBRIDGE WELLS CSO 13 9 99
Southern Water Hurstwood Stream LAKE ROAD COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW 10 8 100
Southern Water Barden Mill Stream LANGHOLM ROAD LANGTON GREEN CSO 5 5 47.3
Southern Water Unnamed Drain To River Medway PENNINGTON ROAD CEO 8 4 99.9
Southern Water Tudely Brook PEMBURY WWTW 0 0 100
Southern Water River Medway NORTH FARM ROAD TONBRIDGE WELLS CSO 0 0 70.1
Southern Water Somerhill Stream GROSVENOR RECREATION GROUND 0 0 95

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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