Kasten 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 Kasten Lake is 11.5 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Kasten Lake since 2001 is 11.5 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 2001-2019 (PDF 391 KB). 

General Information

Population
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.