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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 Greenville Maine


Lagoon Specifications

Greenville Maine

Lagoons No.1 No. 2 No. 3 Storage Storage
Volume 5.9 MG 2.9 MG 2.9 MG 16.5 MG 16.5 MG
Aeration Medium Bubble Medium Bubble Medium Bubble None None
Lagoon Size 160'l x 380'w x10'd 180'l x 180'w x10'd 180'l x 180'w x10'd Irregular Shape Irregular Shape
Lagoon Acreage 1.39 acres 0.74 acres 0.74 acres 6 acres 6 acres
Number of Units 28 5 3 0 0


Comments: Total lagoon acreage is 15 or 653,400 sq. ft. Lagoon sidewalls slope is 2:1. Facility has (2) 25 horsepower blowers. Aeration manufacturer is FMC. Diffusers are model Defused Air.


System Information

Greenville Maine

Design Flow 0.170 MGD
Actual Flow 0.135 MGD
Discharge To Land Application
Year Built 1979
Design Engineers E.C. Jordan
Septage Received No
Collector System 8.5 miles of gravity sewers, 195 manholes, 7 pump stations
Staff Size 2 Full Time
Number of Users 640
Billing Software None, Billing done manually by hand.
Comments Facility utilizes FMC Grit Screw for grit removal. Spray area is 100 acres, 60 of which is currently in use. Total facility acreage is approximately 225.

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