How Healthy is Your Water?

Blankenship Cove Snapshot

71
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
71
71
out of 100

Supporting Data

Blankenship Cove: Point Road (Station BLK1X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at a private dock. (41.701889, -70.740431)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Blankenship Cove: Center Cove (Station BLK1N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the middle of the cove. (41.701122, -70.742137)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

Volunteer

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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When Emma Keeler, 16, successfully biked 35 miles from Rochester to Woods Hole at last year’s Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, she vowed she would return in 2017 – and this time, she promised to bring some friends along.

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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: