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Pollution Incidents

Where to find the Pollution Incidents data

What's in your Backyard closing

As part of this decommissioning the Pollution Incident data will be removed on Thursday 27 July 2017.

 

The Environmental Pollution Incidents data is available to download under an Environment Agency Conditional Licence from DATA.GOV.UK

 

 

We investigate reported pollution incidents to find the source and its impact on the environment. We also try to limit the effects.

Understanding Pollution Incidents maps

 

The red triangles show incidents that have had a major (reported as category 1 incidents) impact on the environment.

The orange triangles show incidents that have had a significant (reported as category 2 incidents) impact on the environment.

 

If you want more information about a pollution incident,  contact the Environment Agency’s National Customer Contact Centre on 0370 8506506.