Maps of Whitewater Lake

COVID-19 Update – June 11, 2021

As of Friday, June 11, Greater Sudbury will enter step one 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 set to open with lifeguard supervision beginning Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.


Township Map

Whitewater Lake is located in Rayside, Snider, and Creighton townships and is situated about 20 minutes from downtown Sudbury, in the town of Azilda.

UTM Coordinates:      
Easting  488958, Northing  5153282


Watershed Map

Whitewater Lake is located in the Whitewater Watershed.   For more information on the watershed, and on the data obtained for this lake, please click on the following link: Watershed Map


Bathymetric Map

Whitewater Lake is 949.1 hectares in size with a shoreline perimeter of 29.5 kilometers.  The maximum depth of Whitewater Lake is 11 meters. (35 feet).

Whitewater Lake is 7 km long and varies in width from 0.4 km to 3 km.  Surface area of the lake is about 9 km2 and the shoreline, excluding islands, runs for 25 km.  There are five streams entering the lake from the south and three through the built up area on the northern shore.  The lake drains from the western end to Levery Creek, which joins the Vermilion River.  Since 1976 a dam on Levery Creek has controlled the water level.  The lake is divided into east and west by a strait.  The eastern section is shallow (3 m), and the western section is deeper (greater than 10 m).