In towns and cities, the local sewage treatment plant handles wastewater filtration and disposal. In rural settings, on the other hand, homeowners need their own individual wastewater treatment plants in the form of a septic system. Rural property owners often find themselves asking, “How much does a septic tank cost, and why is it so expensive?”
Your septic tank installation cost depends on many factors, such as the system’s site, size, and style. In addition to recurring costs for maintenance and repairs, these variables determine the overall price.
It is critical to first consider the site itself when planning a septic system installation. When you factor in the costs of site preparation and construction permits, tank location becomes a key determiner in the total expenses. Additionally, plumbing to and from the site can significantly the overall septic system cost, as every 100 feet of PVC pipe for septic systems costs an average of $65 to $80.
The treatment method you want to use and the size of the tank you need are the next points to consider. Aerobic wastewater treatment methods are more effective and significantly more expensive, while aerobic septic treatment systems need …