How Healthy is Your Water?

Red Brook Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for Red Brook 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: Casting Pool - North (Station RBR1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore upstream of the old casting pool. (41.764426, -70.63355)
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: Casting Pool - South (Station RBR1A)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore downstream of the old casting pool. (41.763611, -70.632753)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Red Brook: Footbridge (Station RBR2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from the trail at the second footbridge. (41.766773, -70.635237)
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.

Read More ›

Top Stories on Buttermilk Bay/Red Brook

Coalition members share 14 of their favorite places on Buzzards Bay

To kick off summer, our members shared 14 of their favorite places: harbors, beaches, trails, and all the other fantastic spots where people like you can discover Buzzards Bay summer long.

Full Story ›
Upper Bay towns are coming together to restore clean water in Buzzards Bay

A unique new project is bringing together three Buzzards Bay towns – Wareham, Bourne, and Plymouth – and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy to tackle nitrogen pollution in the upper portion of Buzzards Bay.

Full Story ›
5 perfect spots for paddling in Buzzards Bay

Paddling hits the perfect notes of exploration, adventure, and fun. Whether you’re an expert kayaker or a novice trying out a paddleboard for the first time, put in at one of these 5 spots around Buzzards Bay.

Full Story ›

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: