How Healthy is Your Water?

Outer Wings Cove Snapshot

76
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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76
76
out of 100

Supporting Data

Outer Wings Cove: Piney Point (Station WCM2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from private dock in Piney Point community. (41.695179, -70.719337)
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 Wings Cove

315 swimmers cross outer New Bedford Harbor for 25th Buzzards Bay Swim

Three hundred fifteen swimmers dove into outer New Bedford Harbor early on the morning of Saturday, June 30 to celebrate clean water in Buzzards Bay during the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 25th anniversary Buzzards Bay Swim.

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‘Restoration Of West Falmouth Harbor’ Event Leaves Residents With Hope, Challenges

On June 29, 2018, West Falmouth residents packed into an auditorium at Falmouth Academy symposium on the last 25 years of science and policy around nitrogen-polluted West Falmouth Harbor.

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Boat pumpout service opens on Cuttyhunk Island

This self-service station, located at the Cuttyhunk Harbor fuel dock, will be open from dawn to dusk, May through September.

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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: