Frenchman Lake

Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2019 spring phosphorus value for Frenchman Lake is 4.3 µg/L, which is well 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 Frenchman Lake from 2001 to 2021 (PDF 76 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

For more information on Frenchman Lake shoreline, view the waterfront property map

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General Information

Frenchman Lake has 37 permanent residents and 28 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Frenchman Lake is located in Wisner and Hanmer townships. Frenchman Lake has an area of 43.8 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 5.3 kilometres. The maximum depth of Frenchman Lake is 18 m. View maps of Frenchman Lake.

Watershed Information
Frenchman Lake is located in the Upper Vermilion Watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
Frenchman Lake is part of the Valley East Ratepayers' Association. For information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in the Greater Sudbury area or for information on how to start your own lake association, visit 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.