Grease Trap Cleaning Is the Law
Are your grease trap cleaning practices in compliance with federal, state and local regulations? If they are not, you risk significant fines for non-compliance. This is on top of the negative public relations a sewer backup can cause. It could damage your reputation from lack of running water, flood or food contamination.
Cleaning the trap is not the most exciting aspect of running your business, but it is one of the most important. Before you run afoul of the law, make sure you hire a contractor who knows the most effective way to keep those grease traps clean and how often to clean them.
Why Does Grease Trap Maintenance Matter?
Standard grease traps operate on simple principles. A mixture of grease and water accumulate in the trap. Once there, gravity goes to work. Grease is lighter than water and floats to the surface. The water is free to drain out, but the grease buildup remains in the tank. It builds up daily, so the time between a functioning grease trap and a clogged sewer line is short.
If that grease clog moves from your trap into the municipal sewer, you can face fines for health code and environmental violations. They will also charge you for the cost of cleaning and repair. You could face thousands of dollars in penalties.
Talk to a Specialist and Start a Cleaning Schedule
When you have a grease trap, you want a professional, licensed and insured company to perform your maintenance. They must work quickly to minimize workplace disruptions while doing a thorough job. They must also be up-to-date on the current federal, state and local regulations. Part of their program should be a trap inspection. By identifying problems early, they can correct them before they become violations.
Eco Pump Solutions
Eco Pump Services has performed grease trap cleaning, pumping and inspection for over 25 years. Certified to perform all regulated maintenance, they can devise a schedule to keep your grease traps in perfect working order. For quality grease trap cleaning in Ft. Lauderdale and Broward County, schedule your consultation with Eco Pump Services today.