West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine was polluted by sewage 155 times in 2023
lasting 4,548 hours
- but monitoring was disabled in some locations, so could be more

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Totals for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine in 2023
7 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
155 sewage dumps
4,548 h duration
That's 6.32 months. 3 times a week, on average
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Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 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 6 of the total 13 CSO locations had reporting enabled for less than half the year, of which 6 had zero reporting.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Scottish Water River North Esk LAURENCEKIRK WWTW 1950 NO706721 9 1,221 82.19
Scottish Water Gormack Burn ECHT WWTW 2014 NJ749056 56 953 49.86
Scottish Water Woodston Burn ST CYRUS WWPS CSO NO750652 47 901 100
Scottish Water Balmaleedy Burn MARYKIRK WWTW 1960 NO688653 3 613 74.25
Scottish Water Lumphanan Burn LUMPHANAN NEW WWTW 2005 NJ573033 17 470 98.08
Scottish Water Cluny Burn SAUCHEN WWTW 1994 NJ697113 7 347 98.9
Scottish Water Burn of Cauldcots FETTERCAIRN WWTW 1940 NO656729 16 41 33.15
Scottish Water Luther Water AUCHENBLAE, AUCHENBLAE SPS CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water Luther Water LAURENCEKIRK WWTW 1950 NO706721 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Sea GOURDON WWPS 2005 NO831712 0 0 0
Scottish Water North Sea JOHNSHAVEN, BEACH ROAD SPS CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Dee BANCHORY, GOLF COURSE SPS EO 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Dee BIRSEMORE WWTW 1972 NO536980 0 0 0

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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