How Healthy is Your Water?

In Westport, the Coalition tracks the health of the two branches of the Westport Rivers: the West Branch and the East Branch. Baywatchers volunteers take water samples at 27 stations from the Head of Westport to the Westport River inlet.

Westport River
Six subembayments: Westport River Inlet, Westport River, East Branch – Fresh, Westport River, Inner East Branch, Westport River, Outer East Branch, Westport River, Upper East Branch, Westport River, West Branch
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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Top Stories in Westport

Planning to get outside more in 2021?

In 2021, people are setting New Year's resolutions that center on celebrating nature in the thousands of acres of open space preserved for public access from Sakonnet Point and Westport to Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.

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BBC receives highest Charity Navigator rating for transparency, accountability, and sound fiscal management

The Buzzards Bay Coalition has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the third consecutive year, affirming the organization's commitment to transparency, accountability, and sound fiscal management.

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Saving land where the Westport River begins

More than 50 acres of woods and wetlands that border the massive Southeastern Massachusetts BioReserve and drain toward the East Branch of the Westport River will be permanently protected from development through a partnership between the City of Fall River and the Buzzards Bay Coalition.

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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: