Lohi Lake

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
The 2018 spring phosphorus value for Lohi Lake is 6.4 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Lohi Lake since 2001 is 5.57 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 Lohi Lake from 2001 to 2018 (PDF 200 KB).

General Information

Population
Lohi Lake has 50 permanent residents and 15 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location and Lake Characteristics
Lohi Lake is located in Broder township. Lohi Lake has an area of 41.6 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 4.4 kilometres. The maximum depth is 19 metres. View maps of Lohi Lake

Watershed Information
Lohi Lake is located in the Panache Watershed, which has an area of 460 hectares. For more information on the watershed, visit the following link: Watershed Map.

History
Lohi Lake is a headwater lake that has been used as an environmental ecological monitoring lake specifically for air quality (smelter emissions reductions) in the area. For more information contact the Cooperative Freshwater Ecology Unit.

Interesting Facts
The name Lohi means salmon in the Finnish language.

Lake Stewardship
For information about the Lohi Lake Stewardship group, visit the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
For more information, view the list of Lohi Lake's documented fish species.

Aquatic Insects
For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.

Aquatic Plants
For more informationm, view the list of aquatic plants documented in Lohi Lake.