How Healthy is Your Water?

Broad Cove/Muddy Cove Snapshot

66
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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66
66
out of 100

Supporting Data

Broad Cove/Muddy Cove: Main Avenue (BD1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from shore on east side of Main Avenue bridge. (41.747914, -70.65591)
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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