Surface water contamination

Find out how to report contamination from sewage, spills and algae.

What's surface water?

  • Lochs
  • Rivers
  • Streams
  • Ponds

Blocked drains, sewers, spills and algae can contaminate this water.

Report contamination

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are mainly responsible for contamination.

Report sewage

Scottish Water are mainly responsible for sewage and blocked drains.


We'll investigate reports of possible blue-green algae contamination.

Last modified on 4 March 2021

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