SEPA Effluent Monitoring Sites

Dataset of 2160 effluent monitoring sites in Scotland monitored by SEPA for a variety of purposes. The dataset consists of site locations (on land or at sea) in British National Grid or Lat/Long WGS84, describing aspects of each site and the monitoring activity including: medium (10 including septic tank effluent, sewage effluent, and sewage and trade effluent by category); purpose of the monitoring (19 including WFD, Bathing Waters Profiling, OSPAR, Effluent screening, Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive); analytic function (6 including organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, metals chemistry, microbiology), and approximate annual frequency of the monitoring.

Publication date: 2014-05-09


Study area

Provenance & quality


Other contacts

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency


Spatial representation type
Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid
WGS 84


Topic categories
Environment , Utilities / Communication
Geospatial / Map National River Flow and Networks Water Quality Water Use