How Healthy is Your Water?

Inner Weweantic River Snapshot

33
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
good
33
33
out of 100

Supporting Data

Inner Weweantic River: Route 6 Bridge – Boat (Station WW1N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat on the southeast side of the Route 6 bridge. (41.738524, -70.745778)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Inner Weweantic River: Route 6 Bridge – Shore (Station WW1X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore on the southeast side of the Route 6 bridge. (41.738726, -70.745242)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Inner Weweantic River: Wareham Boatyard (Station WW2)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a floating dock at Wareham Boatyard and Marina. (41.744669, -70.747555)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Inner Weweantic River: Mid-River (Station WW3)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat mid-river. (41.746641, -70.745832)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Inner Weweantic River: Route 195 Rest Area Boat Ramp (Station WW6)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken just off the boat ramp at the Route 195 rest area. (41.749216, -70.745789)
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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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: