How Healthy is Your Water?
90
Hillers Cove
Three sampling stations: HL1, HL2N, HL2X
43
Inner Aucoot Cove
Two sampling stations: AC1, AC2
87
Middle Aucoot Cove
One sampling station: AC3
90
Outer Aucoot Cove
Three sampling stations: AC4, AC5, AC5A

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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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Persistent advocacy by the Buzzards Bay Coalition has yielded a resolution for a chronic source of nitrogen pollution to the Bay.

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Buzzards Bay health shows slight improvement during dry, hot summer of 2016

Last summer’s dry weather conditions seemed to help boost Bay Health numbers in dozens of waterways from Westport to Woods Hole – but a wet start to 2017 may mean that the Bay gets larger dose of harmful nitrogen pollution this spring.

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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: