Grease Trap  Installation Atlanta Metro & Athens GA

A grease trap or whats called a grease interceptors are passive devices required by municipalities to stop grease, fat, oil, wax or debris from entering the city’s sanitary sewer system. Such materials cause blockages in the system, which cause backups and overflows. Traps and interceptors are designed to separate greasy materials from waste water so that they can be removed before they enter the sewer system.

Typical building codes require all new or rebuilt facilities to install a grease trap interceptor to per-treat grease entering a sewer. All unites should be also fitted with a standard final-stage sample box. Interceptors must typically be sized for at least 30 minute peaks whitewater flow detention time from all contributory sources.

Grease Interceptors must receive waste water from all contributory sources, such as pot sinks, dishwashers, floor drains and mat washing area drains before draining to the sanitary sewer system.



On occasions, a grease trap will be required in place of an interceptor. Traps are typically required to have a rated flow capacity sufficient for the same 30 minute flow time.

Grease Trap Install Grease traps are recommended in the restaurant business to stop grease, fat, oil and debris from entering the city’s sanitary sewer system.