Middle 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 2018 spring phosphorus value for Middle Lake is 6.5 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Middle Lake since 2001 is 6.44 µg/L which is well below the Provincial Water Quality Objective and indicates that this lake is oligotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Middle Lake from 2001 to 2018 (PDF 186 KB).

Report Card
Download or print a detailed copy of the Middle Lake Report Card, which outlines the characteristics and water quality of Middle Lake (PDF 72.9 KB).

General Information

Population
Middle Lake has 46 permanent residents and 15 seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Middle Lake is located in Broder township. Middle Lake is 28.1 hectares in size with a shoreline perimeter of 3.4 kilometres. The maximum depth of Middle Lake is 12 metres. View maps of Middle Lake.

Watershed Information
Middle Lake is located in the Ramsey Watershed, which has an area of 250 hectares. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following link: Watershed Map.

Lake Stewardship
For 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.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
View a list of Middle 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
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.