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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Water Pollution Control Facility

Frenchville Maine


Lagoon Specifications


Lagoons No.1 No.2
Volume 0.88 MG 0.86 MG
Lagoon Dimensions 148' x 184' x 14' 208' x 112' x 14'
Lagoon Acreage 0.63 acres 0.53 acres
Aeration Fine Bubble Fine Bubble

Comments: Total lagoon acreage is 1.16 or 50,530 square feet.
Lagoons are operated at a liquid depth of 12 feet.


System Information


Design Flow 0.060 MGD
Actual Flow 0.030 MGD
Discharge To St. John River
Year Built 1991
Design Engineers TY Linn International / Hunter Ballow Associates
Septage Received No
Collector System 3 pump stations
Staff Size 1 Full Time, 1 Part Time as needed.
Number of Users 196 Services
Comments Pond #2 has baffle curtain at center


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