How Healthy is Your Water?
Back River
Three sampling stations: BR1, BR2, EP3
Eel Pond (Bourne)
Four sampling stations: EP1, EP1A, EP2, EP2A
Phinneys Harbor
Five sampling stations: PH2, PH3, PH4, PH5, PH6
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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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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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: