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Westport River, Outer East Branch Snapshot

68
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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68
68
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are four sampling stations on the Outer East Branch of the Westport River: Ship Rock (107E/107EA), Big Ram Island (E30), Lees Wharf (109E), and Westport Point (E26).

Westport River, Outer East Branch: Ship Rock (Station 107E/107EA)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at river edge, west of Ship Rock (107E, 41.523097, -71.065944) or, beginning in 2018, about 350 yards south of Ship Rock (107EA) (41.520596, -71.066975)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Outer East Branch: Big Ram Island (Station E30)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in river channel west of Big Ram Island. (41.520447, -71.065131)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Outer East Branch: Lees Wharf (Station 109E)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at Lees Wharf on Westport Point. (41.515784, -71.071075)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Outer East Branch: Westport Point (Station E26)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in river channel off Lees Wharf on Westport Point. (41.514926, -71.07035)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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