Designated shellfish area 'Walney and Roose Beck' polluted by sewage 381 times in 2022 - lasting 1,265 hours

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Totals for Walney and Roose Beck in 2022
7 Sites polluted by United Utilities
381 sewage dumps
1,265 h duration
That's 1.76 months. On average 1 times a day
How does Walney and Roose Beck compare?

Walney and Roose Beck was the #35 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 Walney and Roose Beck 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 %
United Utilities Walney Channel BARROW-IN-FURNESS WWTW 48 555 100
United Utilities Walney Channel FERRY PUMPING STATION SITE ID 04528 50 282 100
United Utilities Walney Channel BARROW-IN-FURNESS WWTW 41 188 1.2
United Utilities Morecambe Bay RAMPSIDE PUMPING STATION 63 148 100
United Utilities Walney Channel GRAVING DOCK PUMPING STATION 103 56 99.9
United Utilities Walney Channel HARBOUR YARD PUMPING STATION 68 17 100
United Utilities Mill Beck/ Cavendish Dock FREDERICK ST PS 8 15 99.6

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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