Whitewater Lake

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Whitewater Lake
Location Sudbury, Ontario
Coordinates 46°32′01″N 81°07′50″W / 46.5335°N 81.13043°W / 46.5335; -81.13043
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 7 km (4.3 mi)
Max. width 3 km (1.9 mi)
Surface area 9.49 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Max. depth 11 m (36 ft)

Whitewater Lake is a lake in the city of Sudbury, Ontario. The community of Azilda borders its eastern shore.

The lake is host to a number of amateur fishing tournaments, and it was the site of an annual powerboat racing championship. It is the site of the Sudbury/Azilda Water Aerodrome, which supports a number of aircraft capable of landing on water. During the winter months, a village of ice huts forms on the lake near Azilda's Centennial Park.

Most of the lake is less than 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) deep (and dangerous for boaters who are unfamiliar with it). Its maximum depth is 11 m (36 ft).


There are 9 documented species of fish in Whitewater Lake:[1]

There are 22 documented aquatic plants in Whitewater Lake:[2]


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