Westport River, Upper East Branch

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Westport River, Upper East Branch Snapshot

29
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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29
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are five sampling stations on the Upper East Branch of the Westport River: Kirby Brook (N1), Cornell Point (N2), Snell Creek (N3), Doctors Point (N4), and Hix Bridge Landing (103E).

Westport River, Upper East Branch: Kirby Brook (Station N1)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel off the Kirby Brook inlet. (41.595589, -71.066481)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Upper East Branch: Cornell Point (Station N2)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel just south of Cornell Point. (41.587717, -71.070316)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Upper East Branch: Snell Creek (Station N3)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel off the Snell Creek inlet. (41.579965, -71.072034)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Upper East Branch: Doctors Point (Station N4)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the river channel off Doctors Point. (41.573925, -71.071982)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Westport River, Upper East Branch: Hix Bridge Landing (Station 103E)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from Hix Bridge Landing on eastern shore of the river. (41.569858, -71.071216)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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