Water Quality Characterization – Byng Inlet


Magnetawan First Nation

Project Lead

Bev Clark, Aquatic scientist
Organization Name

Project Dates

2014 - 2016
5 sites in 2014, 5 sites in 2015, 10 sites in 2016

Project Location

Magnetawan River downstream of Highway 69 to outlet into Georgian Bay.

Project Parameters

  • Dissolved oxygen
  • Oxygen/temperature profiles
  • Temperature
  • Turbidity
  • Alkalinity
  • Ammonium
  • Conductivity
  • Nitrate
  • pH
  • Total Kjeldahl nitrogen
  • Total phosphorus
  • Dissolved organic carbon
  • Secchi depth



  • TP samples collected twice per month between end of April and November
  • General water chemistry on three occasions – May, Sept, Oct
  • Oxygen/temp profiles measured at two of the deepest sample locations in late summer


  • TP samples collected twice per month (end of April – Nov)


  • TP samples collected once per month (April – Oct)

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Resources & Documents

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