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Acushnet River – Estuary Snapshot

19
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
19
19
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are two sampling stations on the Acushnet River estuary: Wood Street (AR1) and Washburn Street (AR2).

Acushnet River – Estuary: Wood Street (Station AR1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore at Wood Street bridge. (41.678494, -70.91673)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Acushnet River – Estuary: Washburn Street (Station AR2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from private floating dock. (41.653913, -70.919395)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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