How Healthy is Your Water?

Squeteague Harbor Snapshot

59
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
59
59
out of 100

Supporting Data

Squeteague Harbor: Center Channel (Station SQ1N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center channel. (41.657087, -70.61788)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Squeteague Harbor: Squeteague Harbor Beach (Station SQ1X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from association dock at Squeteague Harbor Beach. (41.6637, -70.61995)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Squeteague Harbor: Inner Harbor (Station SQ2)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the northernmost part of the inner harbor. (41.6633, -70.621636)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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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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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: