Cost of digging a lagoon and covering

Horn&corn

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can anyone give a rough estimate of costs to dig a 8000 cube lagoon? Currently an arable field, do all the digging, line it and put proper floating covers on. Access off road for arctics. Stirrer needed on a concrete pad and proper fence all round. Anyone done similar to give very rough figures
Thanks
 
can anyone give a rough estimate of costs to dig a 8000 cube lagoon? Currently an arable field, do all the digging, line it and put proper floating covers on. Access off road for arctics. Stirrer needed on a concrete pad and proper fence all round. Anyone done similar to give very rough figures
Thanks
Not a lot of change from 150K
 

Big guy

Member
I priced a lagoon last year, ended up going for an above ground store although it’s about half the size of your planned lagoon, when I compared like for like the above ground store was better value and a safer option for me as I’m on the water table.
 
We dug a million gallon lagoon last year. Had a 20 ton slew and a dozer for 3 weeks. Lined but no floating cover and with a 2 meter high fence, gates for stirring, pipes and all other bits and bobs came to just under 50k and to put a floating cover we were quoted an extra 20k not including under cover stirrer
 

Horn&corn

Member
We dug a million gallon lagoon last year. Had a 20 ton slew and a dozer for 3 weeks. Lined but no floating cover and with a 2 meter high fence, gates for stirring, pipes and all other bits and bobs came to just under 50k and to put a floating cover we were quoted an extra 20k not including under cover stirrer
Thanks for this. These are the sort of numbers I was thinking although it is 10 years since we dug a hole this big.
Should have mentioned it is for commercial waste rather than slurry etc so gotta be a proper job!
Let’s see what the planners say!
 
Thanks for this. These are the sort of numbers I was thinking although it is 10 years since we dug a hole this big.
Should have mentioned it is for commercial waste rather than slurry etc so gotta be a proper job!
Let’s see what the planners say!
If the lagoon is for waste then you should be getting a decent gate fee to receive it.
 

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