How Healthy is Your Water?

Inner Sippican Harbor Snapshot

53
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
53
53
out of 100

Supporting Data

Inner Sippican Harbor: Burr Brothers (Station SH1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from floating dock at Burr Brothers Marina. (41.714032, -70.76535)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Inner Sippican Harbor: Island Wharf (Station SH2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from floating dock at Island Wharf. (41.704803, -70.759954)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: