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

Lagoon Systems In Maine 

Systems In Maine

An Informational Resource for
Operators of Lagoon Systems

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

Lagoons No.1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4
Volume 13.5 MG 13.6 MG 8.3 MG 8.6 MG
Lagoon Sizes 790' x 360' x 11' 820' x 360' x 13' 700' x 260' x 18' 700' x 260' x 18'
Lagoon Acreage 6.5 acres 6.8 acres 4.2 acres 4.2 acres
Aeration None None None None

Comments: Total lagoon acreage is 21.7 or 945,252 square feet.
Design Data as follows: 300 mg/l (BOD) 350 mg/l (TSS)


System Information

Design Flow 0.0161 MGD Licensed flow 0.0205 MGD
Actual Flow 0.148 MGD
Discharge To Penobscot River
Year Built 1991
Design Engineers Woodard and Curran
Septage Received No
Collector System 8 miles gravity sewer, 5 pump stations
Staff Size 1 Full Time
Number of Users 476 Services
Billing Software Trio
Comments Also services West Enfield (2 additional pump stations)


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