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Richard Lake

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2013 spring phosphorus value for Richard Lake is 7.8 µg/L, which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely oligotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Richard Lake from 1975 to 2013 (PDF 6 KB).

Report Card
Download or print a detailed copy of the Richard Lake Report Card, which outlines the characteristics and water quality of Richard Lake (portrait view: PDF 77.1 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

View your lake's shoreline classification (PDF 542 KB).

What colour is your shoreline?

General Information

Population
Richard Lake has 106 permanent residents and 15 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Richard Lake is located in Dill township. Richard Lake is 83.6 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 6.7 kilometres. The maximum depth is 9 metres. View maps of Richard Lake.

Watershed Information
Richard Lake is located in the Panache Watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following link: Watershed Map.

Lake Stewardship
The Richard Lake Stewardship Committee are an active stewardship group.

For information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in Greater Sudbury or for information on how to start your own lake association, please click on the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
View a list of documented fish species in Richard Lake.

Aquatic Insects 
View a list of documented aquatic insects in Richard Lake.

Aquatic Plants
View a list of documented aquatic plants in Richard Lake.