How Healthy is Your Water?

Squeteague Harbor Snapshot

59
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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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
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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