Little Beaver Lake 2019 Phosphorus

COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2021

As of Friday, July 16, Greater Sudbury will enter step three of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The roadmap outlines a three-step plan to safely and gradually ease public health measures and reopen the province.

Seven municipal beaches are open with lifeguard supervision from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.


Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2019 spring phosphorus value for Little Beaver Lake is 24.3 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Little Beaver Lake is 22.2 µg/L which is above the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely eutrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Little Beaver Lake from 2001-2019 (PDF 391 KB).

General Information

Location & Lake Characteristics
Little Beaver Lake is located in Lorne township. Little Beaver Lake is 16.90 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 2.4 kilometres.

Watershed Information
Little Beaver Lake is located in the Lower Vermilion River watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
For information regarding the Beaver Lake Stewardship Group, 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
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