How Healthy is Your Water?

Inner Sippican Harbor Snapshot

58
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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58
58
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are two sampling stations on inner Sippican Harbor: Burr Brothers (SH1) and Island Wharf (SH2).

Inner Sippican Harbor: Burr Brothers (Station SH1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from floating dock at Burr Brothers Marina. (41.714032, -70.76535)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Inner Sippican Harbor: Island Wharf (Station SH2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from floating dock at Island Wharf. (41.704803, -70.759954)
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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