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
Volume 2.67 MG 3.02 MG 3.46
Lagoon Sizes 400' x 150' x 8 430' x 140' x 9' 440' x 145' x 11'
Lagoon Acreage 1.37 acre 1.38 acres 1.46 acres
Aeration None None None

Comments: Total lagoon volume at 9.15 MG.
Total lagoon acreage is 4.2 or 183,388 square feet.


System Information

Design Flow 0.030 MGD
Actual Flow 0.016 MGD
Discharge To Land Application
Year Built 1993
Design Engineers A.E. Hodson
Septage Received No
Collector System 1 mile of gravity sewer, 33 manholes,  2 pump stations
Staff Size 1 Full Time, 1 Part Time
Number of Users 40 Services
Billing Software Northern Data Systems
Comments Plant operates in hold and release mode. Facility utilizes 75 spray heads within 14 acres of spray area.


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