Minnow Lake 2019 Phosphorus
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.
Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2019 spring phosphorus value for Minnow Lake is 25.8 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Minnow Lake since 2001 is 37.4 µg/L which well exceeds the Provincial Water Quality Objectives and indicates that this lake is eutrophic.
For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Minnow Lake from 2001-2019 (PDF 391 KB).
Download or print a detailed copy of the Minnow Lake Report Card, which outlines the characteristics and water quality of Minnow Lake (PDF 76.1 KB).
Shoreline Classification Project
Minnow Lake has 105 permanent residents, but no seasonal/recreational residents.
Location & Lake Characteristics
Minnow Lake is located in McKim township. Minnow Lake has an area of 20.9 hectares and has a shoreline perimeter of 2.1 kilometres. The maximum depth of the lake is 3 metres. View maps of Minnow Lake.
Minnow Lake is located in the Ramsey Watershed. For more information on the watershed visit the following link: Watershed Map.
For more information on the history of Minnow Lake visit the Minnow Lake website.
The Minnow Lake Restoration Group has been in existence for over 25 years and strives to restore the lake and surrounding area.
For information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in Greater Sudbury or for information on how to start your own lake association, please click on the Lake Stewardship link.
View the list of fish species documented in Minnow Lake.
View the list of aquatic plants documented in Minnow Lake.