How Healthy is Your Water?
4
Mashapaquit Creek
One sampling station: MAC1
78
Outer West Falmouth Harbor
Three sampling stations: WF6, WF9N, WF9X
40
Oyster Pond
One sampling station: WF8
68
West Falmouth Harbor – Harbor Head
Two sampling stations: WF4N, WF5X
68
West Falmouth Harbor – Mid-Harbor
Two sampling stations: WF4X, WF5N
24
West Falmouth Harbor – Snug Harbor
Two sampling stations: WF2, WF11
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West Falmouth Harbor – Town Dock
Two sampling stations: WF1N, WF1X

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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 West Falmouth Harbor

75 students on 4 cesspools on the edge of West Falmouth Harbor? Let’s fix this.

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is facilitating the installation of a new large nitrogen-reducing septic system in West Falmouth that helps demonstrate another way that neighborhoods around the Bay can reduce nitrogen pollution.

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Demonstration project to restore eelgrass to West Falmouth Harbor wins funding

With a $100,000 state grant, the Buzzards Bay Coalition will replace 25 percent of the outer harbor’s conventional moorings with new conservation moorings designed to allow eelgrass to grow back in places where it was once plentiful.

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Baywatchers data highlights path to protecting shellfish from acidification

Using data collected by the Coalition, scientists have found that nitrogen pollution makes coastal waters more acidic, posing a threat to the Bay's shellfishing industry and important habitats.

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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: