Grease interceptor (GI) maintenance
, which is usually performed by permitted haulers or recyclers consist of removing the oils, grease and solids from the GI and properly disposing of the material in accordance with all Federal, State and/or local laws. When performed properly and at the appropriate frequency, grease interceptor and trap maintenance can greatly reduce the discharge of fats, oils and grease (FOG) into the waste water collection system.
Failure to maintain your tank properly can cause slow drains, clogs, costly backups and repulsive odors. The health department will inspect your system. Not properly maintaining and regularly pumping can result in write ups, fines and possible closure. Regularly scheduled maintenance and pumping is vital to keeping your business running efficiently.
Do not use hot water, acids, caustics, solvents or emulsifying agents when cleaning grease traps and interceptors.