Beaver Lake (Big)

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2023 spring phosphorus value for Big Beaver Lake was 10.4 ug/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Big Beaver Lake since 2001 is 15.20 ug/L which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of  20.0 ug/L and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Big Beaver Lake from 2001 to 2023 (PDF 77 KB).

General Information

Location & Lake Characteristics
Big Beaver Lake is located in Lorne township. Big Beaver Lake has an area of 20.10 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 2.90 kilometres.

Watershed Information
Big Beaver Lake is in the lower Vermilion 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
There is currently no data for fish species.

Aquatic Insects
There is currently no data for aquatic insects.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.