How Healthy is Your Water?

Outer Aucoot Cove Snapshot

80
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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80
80
out of 100

Supporting Data

Outer Aucoot Cove: Haskell Island (Station AC4)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the middle of the cove, southeast of Haskell Island. (41.674931, -70.756969)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Aucoot Cove: Shore Drive (Station AC5)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the middle of the cove, just east of Shore Drive. (41.671781, -70.756647)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Aucoot Cove: Converse Point (Station AC5A)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore by wading into the water at private dock/beach. (Note: Data from this sampling station is not included in the Bay Health Index score for outer Aucoot Cove.) (41.674143, -70.749146)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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