River Orwell polluted by sewage 140 times in 2023 - lasting 189 hours

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Totals for River Orwell in 2023
8 Sites polluted by Anglian Water
140 sewage dumps
189 h duration
That's 7.88 days. 2.7 times a week, on average

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for River Orwell in 2023. Sometimes sewage can be being dumped for months at a time.

These numbers are very slightly different from the Rivers page. We're working on it.

Company Waterway Site Sewage Dumps Duration (Hours) Reporting %
Anglian Water River Orwell WOOLVERSTONE - MARINA TPS 15 52 100
Anglian Water River Orwell CLIFF QUAY NEW TUNNEL OUTFALL 44 33 98.8
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH-WHERSTEAD ROAD PS 37 30 100
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH-CLIFF QUAY WRC 7 27 100
Anglian Water River Orwell DOCK STREET PUMPING STATION 12 16 53.9
Anglian Water River Orwell YARMOUTH ROAD CSO 18 14 97.3
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH-CLIFF QUAY WRC 4 11 100
Anglian Water River Orwell LONDON RD/HADLEIGH RD - MH8504 3 3 100
Anglian Water River Orwell IPSWICH WOLSEY STREET PS 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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