Onsite Household Sewage Treatment Costs

How Much Does MN Septic System Cost?If you are new to the concept of Onsite Household Sewage Treatment Systems, you may have some questions or concerns regarding Costs to Install, Operate, Repair and Maintain a Monticello MN Septic System. The team at Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) would like to share some general information on what you can expect to pay during the life cycle of your Traditional Septic System or Mound Septic System. A new sewer system isn’t cheap. However, with a little luck and proper care, a Septic System can run effectively for up to 40 years or more! What’s more, there may be Funding to help Minnesota homeowners to offset the costs to Replace Non-Conforming MN Septic Systems.


Household Sewage Treatment Systems

There are several different types of Onsite Sewage Treatment Systems being used in Minnesota’s rural and ex-urban communities. A Certified Septic Design Professional like Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) can do a complete analysis to figure out which kind is best suited to your individual property and household. A great Septic Design and Professional Installation can make a lot of difference between an average septic system and one that lasts for 20, 30, 40 years (or more).


Septic System Design | Construction | Installation

The initial Design, Construction and Installation costs of a New Septic System may scare many Monticello MN area property owners. But, when you consider the longevity of a good Septic System and the relatively low cost to maintain and operate such a sewer system compared to a sewer bill from a municipality, then the costs seem much more reasonable.

Soil type, home size and site location are some of the biggest determining factors for the Cost of a New Septic System. Each job is unique because each property is unique. A ballpark estimate for design and installation could range anywhere from $3,000 to $10,000.


Charge to Operate | Repair | Maintain Septic

A typical MN Septic System will require regular maintenance and cleaning to perform at the optimal best. Annual check-ups are a great way to protect your investment and detect any problems that may come up throughout the year. The following is a rough estimate of what you can expect to spend Annually and over a period of 20 Years:

  • $30 to $500 annually for Traditional or Mound Septic Systems
  • $50 to $1,00 annually for Alternative Systems or Wetland Areas
  • $6,000 to $13,000 for 20 Year Period for Traditional or Mound
  • $13,000 to $32,000 for 20 Year Period for Alternative Systems


Replacing Non Conforming Septic MN Systems

If you have been informed that your existing Septic System is Non-Compliant, Non-Conforming or in need of major Repairs or Replacement, then it may be time to check into financial considerations. In Minnesota, there are a variety of Funding Opportunities that become available through several different special Low Interest Loans or Grants.

Check out the Low Interest Financing page on our Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) website or do a little digging yourself (so to speak). Be sure to check out fund sources including:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
  • of Trade & Economic Development
  • Local Zoning Commission
  • MN Housing Finance Agency
  • Soil & Water Conservation Districts


MPCA Certified Septic Professional

Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) is a MPCA Certified Septic Professional. We are very well qualified to provide Customized Septic System Designs, Installations, Inspections and Repairs. As a courtesy to our valued customers we offer information on where you may be able to find a Low Interest Loan, Grant or other funds to finance major repairs or Replace Non-Conforming MN Septic Systems on our website.

In Monticello, Buffalo & Big Lake MN, contact Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) at: brad@customseptic.com or (763) 218-4769