Water Quality Results – Tabular Listing by Test Site Location

Latest biological water testing of Lake Kashagawigamog by LKO’s Lake Steward, Glenda Bryson. Thank you.

T.C. = Total Coliform Bacteria measured in parts per ml. – Beach warnings at > 1000 – Drinking < 10

E.C. = Escherichia (E-coli) measured in parts per ml. – Beach warnings at > 100 – Drinking 0

Date Secchi Disk Readings Weather Conditions
Jun 26/18 5.1 meters 0930, air 21, water temp 21: Extraordinary readings, no ecoli detected! Very low coliform levels as well! Beautiful sunny day, clear waters!
May 29/18 4.39 meters 0945, air 22, water temp 19: Beautiful sunny day, 3-5" wave action, water temp at east end of lake warmer than control site, 21C versus 19C, amazing as ice hasn't been gone long!
Sept 25/17 4.77 meters 1300-1530, air 28, water temp 23: Hot Hot Hot day, wonderful weather in September after a lousy summer! Lake is warmer than it has been all year!
Aug 20/17 4.7 meters 1230-1500, air 21, water temp 21: Beautiful day, low wave action. Did not do Drag River at Head Lake due to Boat Races.
May 23/17 4.1 meters 0945-1200, air 19, water temp 11: Calm in most parts of the lake, except control site. Clean start for the year!
Oct 12/16 4.95 meters 1000-1230, air 18, water temp 14: Very rough - 10 inch waves
Sept 21/16 5.74 meters 1000-1230, air 20, water temp 19: Low waves, cool start warms up nicely.