Kasten (Bibby) Lake

COVID Update:

No lifeguard supervision will take place at municipal beaches. 

Washroom facilities at the following waterfront areas will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, beginning Friday, June 26:
•    Bell Park Main Beach
•    Capreol Public Beach (portable washrooms)
•    Kalmo Beach
•    Meatbird Lake Park
•    Moonlight Beach
•    Nepawhin Lake Park
•    Whitewater Lake Park 

Washrooms will be maintained by Parks Services staff, in line with the Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings guidelines set out by Public Health Ontario. The guidelines can be found here: www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-environmental-cleaning.pdf?la=en





Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2017 spring phosphorus value for Kasten Lake is 13.0 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Kasten Lake since 2001 is 11.3 µg/L which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely oligotrophic or mesotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Kasten Lake from 2001-2017 (PDF 5 KB). 

General Information

Kasten Lake has no permanent residents, but has 2 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location and Lake Characteristics
Kasten Lake is located in Broder township. The lake has an area of 17.40 hectares and the shoreline perimeter measures 2.30 km. The maximum depth is 8 m. For more information on lake location, visit the maps of Kasten Lake.

Watershed Information
Kasten Lake is located in the East Wanapitei River watershed. For information on the watershed, and on the data obtained for the lake, visit the Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
For information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups of the Greater Sudbury area, visit 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) and available pictures, please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.