The ACO Channel Drain Light Duty Estimating Calculators calculate the Materials and Labour associated with the excavation and installation of channel drains.

The ACO Light Duty Channel Drain Estimating Calculators calculate the following items:

  • Excavation of the trench and removal of spoil
  • Concrete for Bedding in
  • Channel drain components
  • Optional allowances for installing into an existing driveway
  • Plus all labour associated with the above


  • If you are connecting the channel drain to a soakaway or drain system then remember to use the Drainage Plant and Drain Run Estimating Calculators to calculate this.
  • This Estimating Calculator is NOT linked to the Specifications.