Agnew Lake

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2000 spring phosphorus value for Agnew Lake is 10.0 µg/L, which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Agnew Lake from 1975 to 2000 (PDF 9.23 KB).

General Information

Population
Agnew Lake has no permanent residents, but has 2 seasonal/recreational residents located within the City of Greater Sudbury municipal boundary. (2003)

Location & Lake Characteristics
Agnew Lake is located in Hyman township,  60 km west of downtown Sudbury and 11 km north of the small town of Webbwood.   Agnew Lake is 294.0 hectares in size with a shoreline perimeter of 210.1 kilometers.  The lake 36 km in length. View maps of Agnew Lake.

Watershed Information
Agnew Lake is located in the Lower Spanish River Watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following Watershed Map link.

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

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
Check consumption guidelines for Northern Pike and Walleye caught in Agnew Lake through the Ministry of the Environment's Guide to Eating Ontario Sport Fish.

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

Aquatic Insects
For more information about macro-invertebrates (aquatic insects), please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.