How Healthy is Your Water?

Slocums River – Mouth Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for Slocums River – Mouth because there is only data for two indicators at this location. The Bay Health Index is only calculated when there is data for at least three of five indicators: organic nitrogen, inorganic nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algal pigments, and water clarity.

Supporting Data

Slocums River – Mouth: Center Harbor (Station SR6)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center of the harbor, just outside the mouth of the Slocums River. (41.522194, -70.972472)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
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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Top Stories on the Slocums/Paskamansett River

U.S. EPA issues nitrogen pollution cleanup plan for Westport Rivers

This long-awaited nitrogen pollution cleanup plan, called a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), sets a course for action to restore clean water, abundant eelgrass beds, and healthy marine life in the Westport River.

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Where are our TMDLs? After four years of waiting, Buzzards Bay waterways still don’t have promised state pollution limits

After more than three and a half years, we’re still waiting for the final pollution limits needed to take action to protect and restore the Westport Rivers and several other waterways.

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14 places around Buzzards Bay that we love

There’s a lot to explore — and love — around Buzzards Bay. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we asked land trusts from Westport to Falmouth to share their favorite places.

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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: