Cost to Operate Onsite Septic System

Operating Costs of Onsite Septic System Isanti MN Part TwoThe first installment of this two part article focused on the cost to Design and Install a New Septic System. That is of course a big part of the overall cost to have your own Sewage Treatment System at your Minnesota home or cabin. Other costs can come from Regular Maintenance and occasional Septic System Repairs that may need to be done in order to keep everything working properly. CSI Custom Septic, Inc. also provides Septic System Upgrades and Replacement for systems that no longer function in Compliance with local Isanti County MN or state regulations. A Septic Compliance Inspection can determine whether there are major issues.


Annual Septic System Operating Costs

Your typical Isanti Septic System needs regular Care & Maintenance in order to operate properly. Many things related to maintaining a Home Sewage Treatment System can easily be done by the homeowner. Other tasks are best left to a trained septic technician. Plan on having the Septic Tank Pumped Out every 2 or 3 years, depending on the type of septic system and volume of wastewater.

  • $150 to $350 each Septic Tank Cleaning (approximately every 3 years)
  • $30 to $500 annual operating cost for Conventional or Mound System (may include repairs, inspections and replacement of pumps)


Septic Compliance Inspection

The best way to find out if your septic system is up to code is to schedule a Septic Compliance Inspection with CSI Custom Septic, Inc. Our team can provide you with valuable documentation of your Sewer System’s Current Condition. This type of in-depth inspection is often required before transfer of property title. Other circumstances also warrant a professional inspection.


Septic System Upgrades & Replacement

Rural, Residential or Cabin Sewage Treatment Systems that fail a compliance inspection may need to be Upgraded or Replaced. A detailed Septic Compliance Inspection can tell you what factors make the system Non-Conforming to current code requirements. There are many factors that go into determining the cost to Replace a Septic Tank or Drainfield. The price range varies greatly but you can expect the cost to be in the Thousands.


Licensed MN Septic Services Provider

Your CSI Custom Septic, Inc. representative can provide you with an estimate on upgrades for your Individual Onsite Septic System. We provide a wide range of septic services in the Isanti area. To avoid the cost of a Drainfield Failure that may require a total removal and replacement, your best bet is to have periodic Septic Inspections and keep up with all Recommended Maintenance and Repairs.

In Cambridge MN and all of Isanti County MN, contact CSI Custom Septic, Inc. at: or call (763) 218-4769