Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2017 spring phosphorus value for Long Lake is 8.1 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Long Lake since 2001 is 7.41 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 Long Lake from 2001-2017 (PDF 172 KB).
Download or print a detailed copy of the Long Lake Report Card, which outlines the characteristics and water quality of Long Lake ( PDF 76.4 KB)
Shoreline Classification Project
Long Lake has 866 permanent residents and 217 seasonal/recreational residents.
Location & Lake Characteristics
Long Lake is located in Waters, Broder, and Eden townships. Long Lake has an area of 861.3 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 52.9 kilometres. The maximum depth of Long Lake is 36.5 metres. It is 14.5 kilometres in length and in few places more than 0.8 kilometres in width. View maps of Long Lake.
Long Lake is located in the Panache Watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit following link: Watershed Map.
Visit the Long Lake/Black Lake Stewardship Committee link to obtain information about the stewardship group and its activities.
For more information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in Greater Sudbury or for information on how to start your own lake association, visit the Lake Stewardship link.
For more information, view the list of Long Lake's documented fish species.
For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.