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Westport River, Inner East Branch Snapshot

36
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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36
36
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Supporting Data

There are six sampling stations on the Inner East Branch of the Westport River: Lakes Island (E69), Cadman’s Neck (104E), upper Spectacle Island (E56), Eastern Shore (106E), Great Island (E33), and Gunning Island (E41).

Westport River, Inner East Branch: Lakes Island (Station E69)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel north of Lakes Island. (41.561934, -71.073583)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Inner East Branch: Cadman’s Neck (Station 104E)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a private dock off Cadman’s Neck. (41.558969, -71.064063)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Inner East Branch: Upper Spectacle Island (Station E56)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat northwest of Upper Spectacle Island. (41.554533, -71.057051)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Inner East Branch: Eastern Shore (Station 106E)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from a private dock on the eastern shore of the river. (41.556765, -71.055995)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Inner East Branch: Great Island (Station E33)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel west of Great Island. (41.54363, -71.05974)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Inner East Branch: Gunning Island (Station E41)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel southwest of Gunning Island. (41.534193, -71.055323)
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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