How Healthy is Your Water?

West End Pond (Cuttyhunk) Snapshot

49
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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49
49
out of 100

Supporting Data

West End Pond (Cuttyhunk): West End Pond (CI2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the center of the pond. (41.414058, -70.945328)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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