Prevent Grease Trap Issues with These Maintenance Tips

Posted on: 25 April 2016

A grease trap or interceptor is an essential device that you can have in your restaurant, café, or even at home. These devices are designed to prevent fats, oils, and grease from entering into your sewer lines. If these materials are not stopped, they will accumulate and solidify with time. This can obstruct the waste water flow, leading to the backing up of the sewage. However, for the grease trap to work effectively, proper maintenance is required.
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How to properly care for your drain field

Posted on: 16 February 2016

The drain field is one of the two major components of your septic system. There's the septic tank that separates the solid wastes from the wastewater (effluent), and the drain field where the actual treatment of the wastewater occurs. In the drain field, perforated pipes are placed underground from the septic tank and spread out over a large area. Once the effluent moves through the perforations into the soil, it gets filtered as the soil absorbs bacteria and organic material.
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On-site Sand Filters as Alternative Sewage Treatment Options

Posted on: 14 October 2015

Homeowners seeking to remodel their homes and add new bedrooms and baths may be faced with the challenge of waste water treatment and management, especially if the home is built on land with a raised water table or the depth of unsaturated soil above the water table has considerably shrunk over the years. In such a situation, the best alternative would be to acquire on-site alternative water treatment systems. The local government has to be informed prior to the installation of such systems for their consent.
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