The design engineer already had conversion plans drawn up for us to follow.
The septic tank for her property is a 1,250-gallon Chem-tainer unit. It’s light enough for a couple of men to move it but strong enough to keep all the wastewater from leaking out.
As for cost, this project for converting a cesspool to a septic tank system ran Janett about $10,250, which is about the average starting price.
One of the reasons it costs this much is because of the first step: getting permits.