Wantage polluted by sewage 205 times in 2022 - lasting 1,371 hours

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Totals for Wantage in 2022
9 Sites polluted by Thames Water
205 sewage dumps
1,371 h duration
That's 1.9 months. 3.9 times a week, on average
Live River Pollution Information (Updated 32 minutes ago)
On the map above you can see live river pollution information. Rivers likely to be impacted by sewage pollution are marked in brown. This is based on Thames Water live data API, and modelling by Dr Alex Lipp at Merton College, Oxford. More details on the methodology will be added soon.
Daily Data for 2023
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Pollution Summary 2022

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Wantage in 2022. Sometimes sewage can be being dumped for months at a time.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Thames Water Ginge Brook DRAYTON STW, DRAYTON, OXON 32 502 100
Thames Water Uffington Brook Uffington 41 329 100
Thames Water Moor Ditch DIDCOT WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS 28 214 99.4
Thames Water Tuckmill Brook Shrivenham 14 117 99.8
Thames Water Faringdon Brook/River Thames FARINGDON WWTW 59 88 100
Thames Water Letcombe Brook Wantage (storm) 13 54 100
Thames Water Mill Brook South Moreton 11 53 98.5
Thames Water Bagpuize Brook KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WWTW 5 9 100
Thames Water River Ock STANFORD IN THE VALE STW 2 1 100
Thames Water Cholsey Brook CHOLSEY WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS 0 0 99.8
Thames Water River Thames Mackney Lane (Main) 0 0 0
Thames Water Odhay Hill Ditch/River Thames ABINGDON SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS 0 0 99.7

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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