How Healthy is Your Water?

Phinneys Harbor Snapshot

69
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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69
69
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are five sampling stations on Phinneys Harbor: Monument Beach (PH2), East Harbor – South (PH3), East Harbor – North (PH4), Back River Mouth (PH5), and Mashnee Dike Beach (PH6).

Phinneys Harbor: Monument Beach (Station PH2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from pier at Monument Beach Marina. (41.715035, -70.61676)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Phinneys Harbor: East Harbor – South (Station PH3)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat north of Monument Beach. (41.71804241, -70.61606636)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Phinneys Harbor: East Harbor – North (Station PH4)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat south of Phinneys Point. (41.720711, -70.617399)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Phinneys Harbor: Back River Mouth (Station PH5)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat at the mouth of the Back River, between Rocky Point and Phinneys Point. (41.7243382, -70.61981158)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Phinneys Harbor: Mashnee Dike Beach (Station PH6)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat off the southern shore of Mashnee Dike. (41.722964, -70.625408)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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