How Healthy is Your Water?

Red Brook Pond Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for Red Brook Pond because it is a freshwater location. The Bay Health Index is only used to measure the health of coastal waters, including harbors, coves, and tidal rivers.

Supporting Data

Red Brook Pond: Center Pond (Station RBP1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center of the pond. (41.677803, -70.608142)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Red Brook Pond: Southeast Shore (Station RBP2)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a private dock on the southeast shore of the pond. (41.676337, -70.610341)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
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 Red Brook Harbor

14 birds to watch for on Buzzards Bay this winter (and where to see them!)

Sure, winter can be a bit chilly. But if you venture outdoors during our coldest months, you’ll find a vibrant variety of birds that visit Buzzards Bay.

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29th Annual Meeting in Cataumet celebrates accomplishments, honors Bay guardian and volunteers

The Coalition celebrated another exceptional year of accomplishments and honored a Buzzards Bay guardian and a remarkable volunteer at our 29th Annual Meeting in Cataumet.

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With Coalition data, scientists investigating effects of climate change in Buzzards Bay

Over the past 24 years, volunteers have taken a snapshot of the water's health through the Baywatchers program. Now, scientists are looking at the Coalition’s Bay Health data in a new light.

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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: