How Healthy is Your Water?

Planting Island Cove Snapshot

60
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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60
60
out of 100

Supporting Data

Planting Island Cove: Planting Island (Station PL2X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore off association floating dock. (41.693629, -70.737065)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Planting Island Cove: Center Cove (Station PL2N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the middle of the cove. (41.693975, -70.736364)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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