Acushnet River – Fresh

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Acushnet River – Fresh Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for Acushnet River – Fresh because it is a freshwater location. The Bay Health Index is only used to measure the health of coastal waters, including harbors, coves, and tidal rivers.

Supporting Data

There are three sampling stations on the freshwater portion of the Acushnet River: Lake Street (ARL), Hamlin Street (ARH), and The Sawmill (AR0).

Acushnet River – Fresh: Lake Street (Station ARL)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore at Lake Street, west of culvert. (41.73811, -70.906013)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Acushnet River – Fresh: Hamlin Street (Station ARH)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore at Hamlin Street, northeast of culvert. (41.696408, -70.914166)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Acushnet River – Fresh: The Sawmill (Station AR0)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore at the edge of the river upstream of the fishway. (41.684352, -70.918724)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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