Maintenance Costs

What maintenance costs can be expected with each type of system?  The table below shows what the typical maintenance costs will be for an Aerobic System and a Low Pressure Dosing (LPD) system.

Assumptions:

  • This cost comparison is over a 10 year period
  • Average usage - 240-300 Gallons Per Day usage
  • Reasonable care taken of system, to avoid damage.  Neglect will increase these costs

 

 

Aerobic

LPD

 

Quantity

Cost

Quantity

Cost

Pumping

 

2x (Every 5 years)

$350 Each

2x (Every 5 years)

$250 Each

Service Policy

8x (Every year after first 2)

$200 Each

None

$0

Aerator Replacement

1 (Typical 6-10 year lifespan)

$350 Each

None

$0

Water Pump Replacement

1 (Typical 6-10 year lifespan)

$350 Each

1 (Typical 6-10 year lifespan)

$375 Each

Chlorine

 

1-2 10# per year

$70-150/Year

None

$0

Electrical Usage

 

3.2 KWhr per day @ $0.13/KWhr

$150/Year

0.2 KWhr Per Day @ $0.13/KWhr

$7.5/Year

 

 

 

 

 

10 year total

 

 

$6,000

 

$950

Annual Average

 

 

$600

 

$95

 

 


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