Maryland Coastal Bays Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program

The Maryland Coastal Bays Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program began in August 1997 in response to concerns raised by the Citizens Advisory Committee.  Volunteers collect water quality data (including temperature, salinity, pH, chlorophyll and nutrients) twice a month from April through November and once a month from December, January and February.  The program currently has approximately 50 volunteers that monitor almost 30 sites.  Click on the station names below to find out more about a particular site and view data graphs.

Station Information:

Map of stations - coming soon!

Site# Station Name  Bay/ Tributary
1 Fenwick Ditch Assawoman
Ocean City - 36th St. Isle of Wight
Ocean Pines, White Horse Park St. Martin
Green Creek Sinepuxent
Ocean City, Butterfish Cove Isle of Wight
Herring Creek Isle of Wight
7 Ocean Pines Canal St. Martin
7B  Church Creek St. Martin
8 South Point Sinepuxent
9 Ocean Pines Canal St. Martin
10 South Point Landing Chincoteague
11 Bishopville Boat Landing St. Martin
12 Mason Landing Chincoteague
13 Holiday Harbor St. Martin
14 Hog Landing Chincoteague
15 Newport Golf Course Newport Bay
17 Rum Point Sinepuxent
18 Figgs Landing Chincoteague
19 Ocean City, Carribean St Isle of Wight
20 Public Landing Chincoteague
21 Assateague - Ferry Landing Sinepuxent
22 Piney Island/ Shingle Landing Prong St. Martin
23 Trappe Creek Newport Bay
24 Kelly Point Chincoteague
25 Shingle Landing Prong St. Martin
30 Turville Creek Isle of Wight
31 South Snug Harbor Sinepuxent
32 Ocean City, North of Rt. 90 Assawoman
33 Ayres Creek Newport

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