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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 Jackman Maine

Jackman Maine


Lagoon Specifications


Lagoons No.1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 Storage Storage
Volume 3.48 MG 3.48 MG 7.07 MG 7.07 MG 12.14 MG 12.14 MG
Lagoon Sizes 380' x 250' 380' x 250' 380' x 360' 380' x 360' 380' x 480' 380' x 480'
Lagoon Acreage 1.75 acres 1.75 acres 2.35 acres 2.35 acres 3.75 acres 3.75 acres
Aeration None None None None None None

Comments: Total lagoon acreage is 15.7 or 685,305 square feet.


System Information


Design Flow 0.083 MGD
Actual Flow 0.070 MGD
Discharge To Moose River
Year Built 1986
Design Engineers Woodard and Curran
Septage Received No
Collector System 6.4 miles gravity sewer, 4 pump stations ,12 grinder stations, 152 manholes
Staff Size 2 Full Time
Number of Users 450
Billing Software Trio
Comments Seasonal discharge November through March. No discharge April 1 through October 31. Effluent limits on phosphorous (3.0 mg/l). Liquid alum used to precipitate out the phosphorous


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