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

Lagoon 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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Mattawamkeg Maine
Mattawamkeg Maine


Lagoon Specifications


Lagoons No.1 No. 2
Volume 0.98 MG 0.91 MG
Lagoon Sizes 190' x 120' x 15' 190' x 120' x 15'
Lagoon Acreage 0.52 acres 0.52 acres
Aeration Surface Aspirating Surface Aspirating
Number of Aerators 3 2

Total lagoon acreage is 1.4 or 60,984 square feet. Aerator manufacturer is Framco. Aerators are 3 horsepower in each lagoon. Design Data as follows: 300mg/l (BOD) 350 mg/l (TSS)


System Information

Design Flow 0.027 MGD
Actual Flow 0.015 MGD
Discharge To Penobscot River
Year Built 1992
Design Engineers Woodard and Curran
Septage Received No
Collector System 1.2 miles of gravity sewers, 3 pump stations
Staff Size 2 Part Time
Number of Users 633
Billing Software User Developed
Comments Facility is under contract operations.

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