How Healthy is Your Water?

James Pond Snapshot

31
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
31
31
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are five sampling stations on James Pond: Lambert’s Cove Beach (JMS1), Outer – West (JMS2), Outer – Center (JMS3), Inner – Center (JMS4), and Inner – Shore (JMS5).

James Pond: Lambert’s Cove Beach (Station JMS1)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a kayak at the back side of Lambert’s Cove Beach. (41.4414, -70.67246)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
James Pond: Outer - West (Station JMS2)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a kayak on the western side of the outer pond. (41.43971, -70.67372)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
James Pond: Outer - Center (Station JMS3)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a kayak on the center of the outer pond. (41.43929, -70.67175)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
James Pond: Inner – Center (Station JMS4)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a kayak on the center of the inner pond. (41.43585, -70.67116)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
James Pond: Inner - Shore (Station JMS5)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a private dock on the southern shore of the inner pond. (41.43541, -70.66979)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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