West Lancashire polluted by sewage 273 times in 2022 - lasting 1,235 hours

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Totals for West Lancashire in 2022
10 Sites polluted by United Utilities
273 sewage dumps
1,235 h duration
That's 1.72 months. 5.2 times a week, on average

Pollution Summary 2022

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

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
United Utilities River Douglas WIGAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS 37 463 100
United Utilities Hey Cop Drain, River Alt HILLHOUSE WWTW 63 275 100
United Utilities Eller Brook Via Sws DERBY STREET CSO (49200) 29 143 99.9
United Utilities Castle Brook WESTHEAD WWTW 34 132 100
United Utilities Boathouse Sluice BURSCOUGH WWTW 9 78 100
United Utilities River Douglas SKELMERSDALE WWTW SKELM 29 56 99.85
United Utilities River Tawd Via Sws 194 ORMSKIRK ROAD CSO 25 50 95.4
United Utilities Pond Rivtawd Via Sws O/S 1 TEVERSHAM CSO 21 19 95.2
United Utilities River Tawd Via Sws NEAR TAWD VALE INN CSO 25 15 100
United Utilities Fine Janes Brook AINSDALE WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS 1 0 100
United Utilities River Tawd NR FIRE STN ORMSKIRK RD 0 0 0
United Utilities Bickerstaffe Brook BICKERSTAFFE W.WATER PUMP STATION 0 0 0
United Utilities Simonswood Brook BARROWNOOK WWTW 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

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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