How Healthy is Your Water?

Pocasset River Snapshot

Supporting Data

Pocasset River: Shore Road – Oxygen (Station PR1)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at floating dock off Shore Road, across the river from Bucky Barlow’s Boat Yard. (41.695673, -70.619648)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Pocasset River: Shore Road – Nutrient (Station PR2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from floating dock off Shore Road, across the river from Bucky Barlow’s Boat Yard. (41.69783, -70.615836)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Pocasset River: River Mouth (Station PR3)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from community floating dock. (41.698505, -70.623119)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

Volunteer

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 on the Pocasset River

How to catch blue crabs with your kids

If you’re looking for a fun, easy, and inexpensive activity to do with your kids, then we have one word for you: crabbing!

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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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This Rochester teen biked 35 miles for clean water last year. Now she’s getting her whole school involved.

When Emma Keeler, 16, successfully biked 35 miles from Rochester to Woods Hole at last year’s Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, she vowed she would return in 2017 – and this time, she promised to bring some friends along.

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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: