How Healthy is Your Water?

Butler Cove Snapshot

35
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
35
35
out of 100

Supporting Data

Butler Cove: Inner Cove (BC2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from private floating dock. (41.748287, -70.630937)
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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