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
Volume 57 MG 57 MG
Lagoon Acreage 35 acres 35 acres
Aeration None None

Comments: Total lagoon acreage is 70 or 3,049,200 square feet.
Average liquid depth of lagoons is 5 feet.


System Information

Design Flow 1.5 MGD
Actual Flow 1.1 MGD
Discharge To Sebasticook River
Year Built 1978
Design Engineers Klienschmidt & Dutting
Septage Received Yes
Collector System 5 miles of gravity sewer, 1 pump station
Staff Size 1 Part Time
Number of Users 1,000 Services
Billing Software RVS Software
Comments Collection System has high I & I. Facility has one grit chamber (siphon inlet structure)


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