Acushnet River – The Sawmill

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Acushnet River – The Sawmill Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for Acushnet River – The Sawmill 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

Acushnet River – The Sawmill: 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

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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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Top Stories on the Acushnet River

Rejuvenation of Plymouth’s Town Brook a model for regional river restoration

The restoration of Town Brook is yet another powerful example of how helping river herring helps the environment as a whole.

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Acushnet Sawmill will expand into New Bedford this year

The Coalition’s popular riverfront park, the Acushnet Sawmill, will expand into New Bedford with safer access, more parking, and new community gardens.

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Hamlin Crossing, Coalition’s newest public property, opens on Acushnet River for all to explore

Hamlin Crossing’s nine acres of wildflower fields, quiet woodlands, and river views are now open to the public as part of the Coalition’s growing Acushnet River Reserve.

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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: