How Healthy is Your Water?

Hillers Cove Snapshot

81
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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81
81
out of 100

Supporting Data

Hillers Cove: Hillers Cove Lane (Station HL1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from floating dock. (41.663639, -70.759397)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Hillers Cove: Center Hillers Cove (Station HL2N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center of Hillers Cove. (41.666483, -70.761257)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Hillers Cove: Hillers Cove Beach (Station HL2X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore by wading in at Hillers Cove Beach. (41.666972, -70.761957)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
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: