Water source for town of Larder Lake

Glendalough Lake

Ontario, Canada

Kettle Lake located at the base of the Larder Lake ski hill which is fed by artesian well and supplies the water source for the town nearby. Test site was on the south west side of the lake near the bottom of the Axel ski run and mid-point between the pump house and lift house. Shoreline is wet and marshy so wear rubber boots or old shoes to get in along short path to the lake.

Location created by
Heather Ross

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Observations summary

Fish
4
Plant
2
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Insect
5
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Bird
5

Observation tests summary

Air temperature °C
14.0 Latest
15.2 Average
Water temperature °C
19.2 Latest
17.2 Average
Alkalinity mg/L
20 Latest
23 Average
Hardness mg/L
25 Latest
48 Average
Dissolved oxygen mg/L
5.0 Latest
5.5 Average
Conductivity μS/cm
28 Latest
42 Average
Secchi depth m
0.6 Latest
0.6 Average
Water depth m
1.2 Latest
1.3 Average
pH (0-14)
6.2 Latest
6.5 Average
Chlorine ppm
0.5 Latest
0.5 Average

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