Designated shellfish area 'Burry Inlet (South)' polluted by sewage 88 times in 2022 - lasting 667 hours

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Totals for Burry Inlet (South) in 2022
5 Sites polluted by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
88 sewage dumps
667 h duration
That's 27.79 days. 1.7 times a week, on average
How does Burry Inlet (South) compare?

Burry Inlet (South) was the #50 most polluted shellfish area in England & Wales, by duration of sewage overflows, as reported by the water companies

Pollution Summary 2022

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Burry Inlet (South) in 2022.

Accuracy Warning We use data from the water companies, but we are seeing many anomalies, that make us believe that location information is quite poor. The situation is likely far worse than reported here.

In particular: Totals on this page can differ from totals in the Ranked Shellfish page - number on this page are higher - this is due to a lack of standardization on shellfish area names. This page more accurately counts the differing names. For example "Solway" and "SOLWAY" are counted as different in the rankings, but correctly aggregated here.

Other CSOs may also be located nearby, however the water companies claim that these do not affect the water quality here.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Burry Estuary New Penclawdd Sewage PS Penclawdd 39 481 93.2
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Loughor Estuary GOWERTON WwTW 34 161 100
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Morlais River New Crofty C Sewage PS Crofty Gower Crofty C SPS 11 20 85.4
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Loughor Estuary Holythorne Crofty B Sewage PS 3 3 100
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Burry Estuary Benson Road CSO 1 0 57.2

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.

This website is intended to provide an accurate representation of the Environment Agency data. The data is hard to use, and thus some errors may have been made. If you find something that is incorrect, please raise an issue at the GitHub issues page and we'll endeavour to fix it quickly.

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