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By Dennis in Morgan Hill, CA on 2/5/2006


I got a quote around $10K for preparing a perc test on my land in bay area (south bay). Does it make sense? What is your cost for this very first thing to do on your lot?
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By Anonymous on 3/29/2006


Hey Dennis,

Well I am building in Tehachapi, CA and my perc test was exactly $980. However I did not have to get soils, if you are including that in the perc test. I have a friend who built in L.A. County, and her soils with perc were only $4,500 and she hired a guy from Vegas.

I would look for a different engineer. $10K is way too much even for the Bay Area unless you are way off the grid or something and they have to take that tractor, oh let's say... 1,000 miles.

Seriously that's way too much money for a perc test.


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By Tam in Anaheim, CA on 7/27/2006


I will be the owner-builder of a 5,000 sqft home in Anaheim. My sewer is going to be septic because I do not have access to the city sewer line. I need people who can do design and install a septic system, with the soil test and perc. test also. Can anybody guide me in the right direction? I tried the Yellow Pages and there was one company under soil engineer and they did not return my phone calls. Much appreciated if anybody can share info with me.


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By kash in Corona, CA on 8/3/2006


I got these sites when I was doing some research.  Check them out:

eco-nomic.com/septic
thenaturalhome.com/septic

They also provide consultancy for your project. 


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By Dale in Richland, AZ on 1/28/2007


Two generally good sources for finding an engineer for perc test and septic design is to ask the county if they have a list of approved engineers. Or go through the phone book and call the septic installers and ask for their recommendations. You may be able to get several names and references at the same time.

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