Coast and rivers watch

Coast and rivers watch is our online overflow notification system which provides near real-time information of when combined sewer overflows (CSOs) have operated at designated bathing waters and at amenity waters used regularly for recreation.

Designed with input from local councils, Surfers Against Sewage and the Environment Agency , Coast and rivers watch enables us to report on overflows potentially affecting 27 designated bathing waters. A further 21 designated bathing waters are not affected by CSOs and these are clearly identified. Additionally, the system reports on overflows potentially affecting 18 amenity waters.

The Environment Agency provides warnings of periods of wet weather that may lead to lower water quality at selected bathing waters - find out about current warnings.

About this dataset

Last updated
11 weeks ago
  • Storm overflows
  • Bathing water quality
  • River water quality