Determine What Tank Size You Need For Installation

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How much capacity do I need for my new septic tank?

Determine What Tank Size You Need For Installation

If you're putting in a new septic tank, you'll need to figure out what tank size you need for installation. You can figure this out by determining the gallons of water you use on a daily basis and then referring to our tank size cheat sheet.

  • If you use up to 500 gallons of water a day, you need a new septic tank with at least 900 gallons of capacity.
  • If you use 500-1000 gallons of water a day, you need a new septic tank with at least 900-1,900 gallons of capacity.
  • If you use 1,000-2,500 gallons of water a day, you need a new septic tank with at least 1,900-3,200 gallons of capacity.
  • If you use 2,500-5,000 gallons of water a day, you need a new septic tank with at least 3,200-5,800 gallons of capacity.

   

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