Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Standards Attainment Indicator
We produced the latest Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Standards Attainment Indicator, which scored a record high (42.3%). Related research reported a positive trend in the indicator, which is statistically linked to nitrogen load reduction in the watershed.
Bay Barometer: Health and Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
The Chesapeake Bay Program's annual science-based snapshot reported encouraging signs of resilience throughout the ecosystem, but reminds us that we still have a long way to go in meeting our restoration goals.