Westport River, East Branch – Fresh

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Westport River, East Branch – Fresh Snapshot

The Buzzards Bay Coalition does not calculate a Bay Health Index score for the Westport River, East Branch – Fresh because it is a freshwater location. The Bay Health Index is only used to measure the health of coastal waters, including harbors, coves, and tidal rivers.

Supporting Data

Westport River, East Branch – Fresh: Head of Westport (Station 101E)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at road culvert along wall on west side of river. (41.621007, -71.059772)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, East Branch – Fresh: Town Landing (Station N0)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken along east shore of river by boat launch. (41.621049, -71.059734)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average

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