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 25.0 MG 24.0 MG
Lagoon Dimensions 520' x 970' x 6' 520' x 970' x 6'
Lagoon Acreage 11.6 acres 11.6 acres
Aeration None None

Comments: Total lagoon acreage is 23.2 or 1,010,592 square feet.


System Information


Design Flow 0.250 MGD
Actual Flow 0.070 MGD
Discharge To 25 Mile Stream
Year Built 1974
Design Engineers Klienschmidt & Dutting
Septage Received No
Collector System 2.5 miles gravity sewer, 54 manholes, 1 pump station
Staff Size 1/4
Number of Users 165 services
Billing Software User Developed
Comments Seasonal Discharge


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