How Healthy is Your Water?

Menemsha Pond Snapshot

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

Supporting Data

There are six sampling stations on Menemsha Pond: Menemsha Basin (MEN2), Center (MEN3), Fish Hatchery (MEN4), Nashaquitsa Pond – Entrance (MEN 5), Nashaquitsa Pond – Center (MEN6), and State Road (MEN7).

Menemsha Pond: Menemsha Basin (Station MEN2)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a boat near the Texaco dock. (41.3536, -70.7662)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Menemsha Pond: Center (Station MEN3)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center of Menemsha Pond. (41.33678, -70.77283)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Menemsha Pond: Fish Hatchery (Station MEN4)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a boat near the Dukes County Fish Hatchery. (41.33144, -70.78183)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Menemsha Pond: Nashaquitsa Pond – Entrance (Station MEN5)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a boat at entrance to Nashaquitsa Pond. (41.33165, -70.76958)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Menemsha Pond: Nashaquitsa Pond – Center (Station MEN6)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center of Nashaquitsa Pond. (41.32615, -70.76846)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Menemsha Pond: State Road (Station MEN7)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from State Road dock on inner Nashaquitsa Pond near the entrance to Stonewall Pond. (41.32868, -70.76055)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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