How Healthy is Your Water?

Cuttyhunk Pond Snapshot

89
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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89
89
out of 100

Supporting Data

Cuttyhunk Pond: Cuttyhunk Harbor (CI1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from town pier. (41.424552, -70.92869)
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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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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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: