How Healthy is Your Water?

Megansett Harbor Snapshot

74
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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74
74
out of 100

Supporting Data

Megansett Harbor: Megansett Harbor Landing – Shore (MG1X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at town dock. (41.656435, -70.623837)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Megansett Harbor: Megansett Harbor Landing – Boat (MG1N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat just off the town dock. (41.656801, -70.623834)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Megansett Harbor: Sunrise Beach (MG2)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat off Sunrise Beach. (41.658968, -70.632234)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Megansett Harbor: Fiddlers Cove (MG3)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat just outside the mouth of Fiddlers Cove. (41.650247, -70.635919)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Megansett Harbor: Scraggy Neck (MG4)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat off the southern shore of Scraggy Neck. (41.658751, -70.643036)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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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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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: