Nasketucket River – Estuary

How Healthy is Your Water?

Nasketucket River – Estuary Snapshot

20
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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20
20
out of 100

Supporting Data

Nasketucket River – Estuary: Peirce’s Point (Station NR1)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from wooden bridge on Peirce’s Point. (41.639125, -70.868114)
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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