Phinneys Harbor/Back River

How Healthy is Your Water?
60
Back River
Three sampling stations: BR1, BR2, EP3
48
Eel Pond (Bourne)
Four sampling stations: EP1, EP1A, EP2, EP2A
74
Phinneys Harbor
Five sampling stations: PH2, PH3, PH4, PH5, PH6
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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