How Healthy is Your Water?

Outer Wings Cove Snapshot

70
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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70
70
out of 100

Supporting Data

Outer Wings Cove: Piney Point (Station WCM2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from private dock in Piney Point community. (41.695179, -70.719337)
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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