Aerial view of the Warren, Maine lagoon system. Photo courtesy of Woodard and Curran.

Lagoon Systems In Maine 

Systems In Maine

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Mars Hill Wastewater Lagoon System - Mars Hill  Maine. Photo Courtesy of Wright-Pierce Engineers.
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Lagoon Specifications

aerated lagoons

Lagoons No.1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4
Volume 3.0 MG 4.3 MG 7.1 MG 7.1 MG
Lagoon Acreage 1.5 acres 2.0 acres 1.25 acres 1.25 acres
Lagoon Depth 9 feet 11 feet 9 feet 9 feet
Aeration None None None None

Total lagoon volume is 21.5 MG. Total lagoon acreage is 6.5 or 283,140 square feet. Design Data as follows: 270 mg/l (BOD) 320 mg/l (TSS).



System Information

Canton Maine

Design Flow .050 MGD
Actual Flow .020 MGD
Discharge To Whitney Brook
Year Built 1985
Design Engineers Woodard and Curran
Septage Received No
Collector System 4 miles gravity sewer, 2 pump stations
Staff Size 1 Part Time
Number of Users 60 services
Comments This is a hold and release plant. Discharge is limited to periods of high flow in the receiving stream.



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