How Healthy is Your Water?

Nonquitt Marsh Snapshot

44
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
44
44
out of 100

Supporting Data

Nonquitt Marsh: Creek Bridge (NM1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore at the road bridge culvert across the creek. (41.550255, -70.937116)
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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Become a Baywatcher

Help the Buzzards Bay Coalition keep an eye on the health of the water in your community. Become a Baywatcher, and you can volunteer as a "citizen scientist" on the water this summer.

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Top Stories Near Nonquitt Marsh

Dartmouth cyclist rides for a cause: ‘Straws Suck’ Watershed Ride team battles single-use plastics

Ann Parson of South Dartmouth is doing something a little different for her third Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride this October: raising awareness of the harmful effects of single-use plastics like straws, coffee pods, and grocery bags on our environment.

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Two treasured coastal farms on Buzzards Bay protected this summer

This summer, the Coalition permanently conserved two treasured coastal farms in Fairhaven and Dartmouth to protect clean water, preserve coastal habitats, and create new places for people like you to explore.

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5 places to rent a kayak or paddleboard on Buzzards Bay

Try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear – these five local outfitters rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards so you can set off on a paddling adventure today.

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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: