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Simon Lake

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2012 spring phosphorus value for Simon Lake is 28.8 µg/L, which is above the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is  eutrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Simon Lake from 1975 to 2012 (PDF 10 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

View your lakes's shoreline classification (PDF 577 KB).

What colour is your shoreline?

General Information

Population
Simon Lake has 154 permanent residents and 1 seasonal/recreational resident.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Simon Lake is located in Graham township. Simon Lake is 102.0 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 6.2 kilometres. The maximum depth of Simon Lake is 12 metres. View maps of Simon Lake.

Watershed Information
Simon Lake is located in the Lower Junction Creek watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following link: Watershed Map.

Lake Stewardship
Click on the Simon Lake Community Stewardship Group link to obtain information about the stewardship group and its activities.

For more 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
For more detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury follow the fish link.

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

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