Red Deer 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 2020 spring phosphorus value for Red Deer Lake is 11.45 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Red Deer Lake since 2003 is 18.9 µg/L which is near the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely eutrophic.
For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Red Deer Lake from 2003-2020 (PDF 389 KB)
Red Deer Lake has 52 permanent residents and 60 seasonal/recreational residents.
Location & Lake Characteristics
Red Deer Lake is located in Cleland township, near the town of Wahnapitae. Red Deer Lake is 158.1 hectares in size and has a shoreline perimeter of 19.0 kilometres. View maps of Red Deer Lake.
Red Deer Lake is located in Red Deer watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following link: Watershed Map.
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.
For more detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury follow the fish link.
For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.