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

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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 on the Pocasset River

How to catch blue crabs in Buzzards Bay 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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Nearly 50 acres of salt marshes protected on Onset’s Shell Point Bay

Shell Point Bay marshes in Onset will soon become a destination for paddling, boating, fishing, and exploring, now that the Coalition has permanently protected this threatened coastal property as part of its developing Onset Bay Center.

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New staff members expand Coalition science and outreach programs

New staff members Rebecca Vasa, Maureen Thomas, Christine Gurdon, and Claudia Geib will help the Coalition continue to supply high-quality science and engage more people in Southeastern Massachusetts with their corner of Buzzards Bay.

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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: