Wakefield polluted by sewage 1,709 times in 2023 - lasting 11,748 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for Wakefield in 2023
38 Sites polluted by Yorkshire Water
1,709 sewage dumps
11,748 h duration
That's 1.36 years! On average 4.7 times a day
Change Over Time

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Wakefield 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 43 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 %
Yorkshire Water River Calder HORBURY (DUDFLEET) STW 219 2,447 98.5
Yorkshire Water River Calder CALDERVALE (WAKEFIELD) STW 182 1,758 99.95
Yorkshire Water Bretton Brook WEST BRETTON STW 120 1,615 99.8
Yorkshire Water Totty Beck WOOLLEY STW 136 1,243 100
Yorkshire Water River Calder MITCHELL LAITHES WWTW 62 1,032 12.45
Yorkshire Water River Calder ALBION MILLS CSO 84 703 100
Yorkshire Water Smithy Brook BRIDGE ROAD CSO 113 553 81.7
Yorkshire Water River Calder HORBURY BRIDGE SPS 98 421 97
Yorkshire Water River Calder PARK HILL FARM CSO 85 319 100
Yorkshire Water River Calder OSSETT SPA SPS AND STORM TANKS 41 306 100
Yorkshire Water River Calder HEALEY ROAD OSSETT CSO 79 284 99.5
Yorkshire Water River Calder EASTMOOR CSO 60 220 69.1
Yorkshire Water Alverthorpe Beck BECTIVE MILLS CSO 76 153 99.9
Yorkshire Water River Calder THORNES LANE WHARFE CSO 43 147 100
Yorkshire Water Pildacre Mill Beck PILDACRE LANE CSO 50 127 99.9
Yorkshire Water River Dearne HAIGH STW 35 90 99.9
Yorkshire Water Spring Mill Beck BAPTISTS LANE CSO 40 72 79.9
Yorkshire Water River Calder Via Pumped Outlet KIRKGATE CHANTRY BRIDGE CSO 21 50 97.3
Yorkshire Water Old Mill Stream CHARLES STREET NO 2 CSO 18 48 100
Yorkshire Water Dennington Beck GREAT CLIFF PS & STORM TANK 12 29 49.95
Yorkshire Water Alverthorpe Beck FLANSHAW ROAD CSO 26 20 100
Yorkshire Water Smithy Brook EAST COWICK SEWAGE PUMPING STATION 7 17 77
Yorkshire Water Gill Syke WATERTON ROAD CSO 14 16 99.9
Yorkshire Water Pits Beck Culverted NETHERTON CSO 25 12 98.9
Yorkshire Water Bretton Brook TOWN FARM 4 SSO 5 10 99.9
Yorkshire Water Spring Mill Beck OSSETT TOWNGATE NO 2 CSO 13 9 99.9
Yorkshire Water Bretton Brook INNFOLD FARM 3 NO 2 CSO 4 7 99.9
Yorkshire Water Alverthorpe Beck DERWENT GROVE 9 7 99.9
Yorkshire Water Lupset Beck LUPSET SPS 5 5 100
Yorkshire Water Alverthorpe Beck FLANSHAW LANE CSO 9 4 69.9
Yorkshire Water Chapelthorpe Bank Owler B CHAPELTHORPE CSO 1 4 99.8
Yorkshire Water River Dearne TOWN FARM 4 CSO 1 3 99.9
Yorkshire Water Clvrt Springfield Beck OSSETT WAKEFIELD ROAD 2 CSO 5 2 100
Yorkshire Water Lupset Beck HORBURY ROAD M1 CSO 4 1 67.3
Yorkshire Water River Calder DENBY DALE ROAD CSO 2 1 100
Yorkshire Water Owler Beck/Newmillerdam NEWMILLERDAM CSO 3 1 99.1
Yorkshire Water Bushy Beck GAWTHORPE MAIN STREET CSO 1 0 60.7
Yorkshire Water River Calder WHINNEY MOOR PUB HOUSE CSO 1 0 99.8
Yorkshire Water Culverted Chald Beck CLAYTON HILL CSO 0 0 73.1
Yorkshire Water Gill Syke THORNES ROAD JUNCTION CSO 0 0 88.2
Yorkshire Water Bretton Brook TOWN FARM 2 CSO 0 0 99.9
Yorkshire Water River Calder SWALLOWS NEST CSO 0 0 0
Yorkshire Water Alverthorpe Beck NEW SCARBOROUGH CSO 0 0 90

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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