Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2022 spring phosphorus value of Kusk Lake is 9.4 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Kusk Lake since 2001 is 14.1 µg/L which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L, and indicates that this lake is likely mesotrophic.
For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Kusk Lake from 2001-2022 (PDF 30 KB).
Shoreline Classification Project
For more information on Kusk (Rat) Lake shoreline, view the waterfront property map.
Kusk (Rat) Lake has 32 permanent residents and 9 seasonal/recreational residents.
Location and Lake Characteristics
Kusk Lake is located in Louise township near the town of Whitefish. Kusk Lake has an area of 174.9 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 10.5 kilometres. For more information on the lake location, view the maps of Kusk Lake.
Kusk Lake is located in the Lower Vermilion Watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the Watershed Map link.
For information about the Kusk (Rat) Lake Stewardship group, visit the Lake Stewardship link.
There is currently no data for fish species.
There is currently no data for aquatic insects.
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.