Nasketucket River – Fresh

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Nasketucket River – Fresh Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for Nasketucket River – Fresh because it is a freshwater location. The Bay Health Index is only used to measure the health of coastal waters, including harbors, coves, and tidal rivers.

Supporting Data

Nasketucket River – Fresh: Route 6 (Station NR2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from the bridge over Route 6. (41.642827, -70.871864)
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: