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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Dover Foxcroft 

Wastewater Treatment Facility

Dover Foxcroft Maine


Lagoon Specifications

Dover Foxcroft

Lagoons No.1 No. 2 No. 3
Volume 11.6 MG 5.8 MG 5.8 MG
Lagoon Dimensions 900' x 240' x 9.5' 480' x 230' x 10' 480' x 230' x 10'
Lagoon Acreage 4.95 acres 2.53 acres 2.53 acres
Aeration Surface Aspirating Surface Aspirating Surface Aspirating
Number of Aerators 8 4 3

Total lagoon volume is 23.2 MG. Total lagoon acreage is 10 acres or 435,600 square feet. Aerator models are Aire-O2's. Aerators are all 5 horsepower.



System Information

Dover Foxcroft Maine

Design Flow 0.80 MGD
Actual Flow 0.40 MGD
Discharge To Piscataquis River
Year Built 1991
Design Engineers James W. Sewall Co.
Septage Received No
Collector System 20 miles gravity sewer, 425 manholes,  3 pump stations
Staff Size 2 Full Time 2 Part Time
Number of Users 900
Billing Software Business Management Systems

Operator Name William Littlefield
Facility Address 330 River Road
  Dover Foxcroft, Maine 04426
Telephone (207) 564 - 3905
Fax (207) 564 - 3621



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