Municipal back up estimated costs

Municipal back up offers you a pressured water feed solution, providing you with an uninterrupted water supply at all times.


Estimated costs:


Will vary depending on the size and quantity of the tank(s) – our estimated costs are for tanks ranging from 750 Litres up to 5000 Litres.
Range: R2500 – R6000

Base / plinth

The tank must be installed on a sound, level and smooth surface. Level paving will suffice, or a properly designed tank stand, alternatively a concrete plinth needs to be built.

Concrete Plinth 1.5m by 1.5m – 1500 L & smaller
Range: R4500 – R5500

Concrete Plinth 2m by 2m – 2500 L to 5000 L
Range: R5500 – R6500


A pump is necessary to provide adequate pressure. The pump model will vary based on requirements and personal preference – keep in mind that standard Municipal pressure is approximately 4 bar (depending on the area).
Range: R1300 – R3000

Plumbing and piping

It is advisable to make use of a local plumber as it is required to tie into the buildings main water supply line.
Range: R3500 – R5500
Costs will vary based on installation requirements, keep in mind the estimated costs provided are for basic systems, larger more complex systems will require additional piping, etc.