Tutorial - Grease Traps

When is a grease trap necessary?

Grease traps are required for any facility that is expected to generate a significantly greater amount of fats, oils and grease (FOG) than could be handled by a standard septic tank.  Grease traps are typically required for:

  • Restaurants
  • Bakeries
  • Nursing homes
  • Hospitals
  • Cafeterias (at schools, camps, commercial properties, etc.)



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