Forth Estuary polluted by sewage 248 times in 2023 - lasting 4,347 hours

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Totals for Forth Estuary in 2023
1 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
248 sewage dumps
4,347 h duration
That's 6.04 months. 4.8 times a week, on average

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for Forth Estuary 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 %
Scottish Water Forth Estuary IRON MILL BAY WWTW 1994 NT061843 248 4,347 99.91
Scottish Water Forth Estuary KINCARDINE WWTW NS930871 0 0 0
Scottish Water Forth Estuary DUNFERMLINE WWTW 1973 NT121817 0 0 0
Scottish Water Forth Estuary AIRTH WWTW NS903881 0 0 0
Scottish Water Forth Estuary BO'NESS WWTW NT022813 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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