Makada (Black) 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 Results

The 2017 spring phosphorus value for Makada Lake is 8.0 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Makada Lake since 2001 is 6.54 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 Makada Lake from 2001-2017 (PDF 8 KB).

Shoreline Classification Project

For more information on the types of shorelines, view your lake's shoreline classification (PDF 481 KB).

General Information

Population
Makada Lake has 87 permanent residents and 50 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Makada Lake is located in Waters township. Makada Lake is 353.8 hectares in size with a shoreline perimeter of 19.8 kilometres. View maps of Makada Lake.

Watershed Information
Makada Lake is located in the Panache Watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
For information about the Makada (Black) Lake Stewardship group, visit the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
For more detailed information on the differrent fish species found in Greater Sudbury follow the fish link.

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

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.