Sand Filter Installation Cost


Construction unit cost for installing a sand filter for treating septic tank discarge.

Unit Size

Square foot.

Labor and Equipment Costs

We figure one unskilled laborer hour per 25 square feet of filter area, plus one hour of bulldozer and operator time per 30 square feet of filter area.

Material Costs

The price includes one foot of 4" perforated drain line per 4 square feet of filter area, plus a few fasteners. It also includes one ton of filter sand per 100 square feet of filter area.

Suggested Quantity

Required area will be determined by code and/or perk test.

Source of Construction Pricing

Based on job cost data from one installation done by Turtle Creek Construction.

Places Included

Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File.


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