River Tweed polluted by sewage 217 times in 2023 - lasting 4,332 hours

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Totals for River Tweed in 2023
3 Sites polluted by Scottish Water
217 sewage dumps
4,332 h duration
That's 6.02 months. 4.2 times a week, on average

Pollution Summary 2023

Here are all the reported sewage overflow totals for River Tweed 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 River Tweed MELROSE WWTW 1970 NT551346 28 3,431 99.73
Scottish Water River Tweed GALASHIELS WWTW NT513351 143 723 100
Scottish Water River Tweed KELSO WWTW 1962 NT736346 46 177 99.73
Scottish Water River Tweed NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS WWTW NT582318 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed COLDSTREAM WWTW 1974 NT858412 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed MELROSE, ANNAY RD/WOODYARD NO1 CSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed PEEBLES WWTW NT270399 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed PEEBLES, WIREBRIDGE SPS PCSO 0 0 0
Scottish Water River Tweed WALKERBURN WWTW 1970 NT370375 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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