%PDF-1.5 % These take two basic forms, hydromechanical grease interceptors (HGIs) or automatic grease removal devices (GRDs). First, I would like to start by saying Happy Holidays and New Year to all. into a grease interceptor, the FOGS are intercepted or filtered out into a large underground holding tank. A grease interceptor is not required where only one auto . You must: If you have received a Notice of Violation letter after Metro Vancouver has conducted a compliance inspection, here are the next steps to take. View contact information for grease trap manufacturers (Adobe PDF) that are familiar with these criteria. The unit shown is certified to ASME A112.14.3 Type C (without external flow control) with a built-in or integral flow control and does not require an air intake. L/m, 1 pound = 0.454 kg. . Drain down cant be controlled to two minutes due to the presence of air gaps on many of the fixtures. If such is the case, they should be piped to the vent system and not left plugged, otherwise it may void the interceptor warranty. nQt}MA0alSx k&^>0|>_',G! Grease interceptors shall be constructed of durable, corrosion-resistant materials and shall have water-tight covers securely fastened in place. Please turn on JavaScript and try again. Once the grease interceptor reaches maximum capacity, a certified grease trap cleaning company will need to be called in order to service the grease interceptor. The vent on the flow control is an air intake. 2) Minimum Size. When it comes to traps and vents for grease interceptors and the fixtures discharging to them, it's incumbent upon an engineer or contractor to identify and comply with local code requirements regardless what a manufacturer's drawing shows. The vent on the flow control is an air intake. This site is not an offical copy or maintitned by the Government of Ontario. Grease interceptors function using gravity and coalescence as a means of separation. If you do provide a vent, how do you size it? Wastewater leaving the grease interceptor must not exceed 300 mg/L of oil and grease and 600 mg/L of solids. If you dont know which fixtures are connected to a grease interceptor, call a plumber or other service provider to trace pipes back to the grease interceptor. Do not use enzymes or other agents that will allow grease to pass through the grease interceptor and into the sewer. I would size it as half the size of the inlet with a 2-inchminimum, but your AHJ might want you to use the connected fixture units so it is worth checking with your AHJ. (See Article 2.5.5.2 for venting requirements for oil interceptors.) Plus, since our new president was just elected, nobody knows what we have in store for 2017 lets hope it is good! Grease interceptor means an indoor device located in a food service facility or under a sink designed to collect, contain and remove food wastes and grease from the waste stream while allowing the balance of the liquid waste to discharge to the System by gravity. GRDs are trickier to size than HGIs. the last fixture serviced, and the inlet of the interceptor. indicated dishwasher- significant are often of grease water flow and chops the foodSince a food waste grinder into solidified particles, with a cold associated with hot or warm grease laden waste congealing problems is GenerallyManufacturer's good idea to run food recommend a hydromechanicalinterceptor installation, interceptors Or do you size it based on the number of fixture units connected upstream? Grease interceptor means a multi - compartment . Since all semi-automatic draw-off grease interceptors are certified to either PDI G101 or ASME A112.14.3 Type A (that I am aware of) an external vented flow control must be shown for compliance with the IPC. I dont know about you, but, for me, 2016 was a very difficult year, and I am not sorry to see it go. e PDI G101 mandates the installation of an vented external flow control. Sizing of gravity grease interceptors was a mystery for many years, since thePlumbing Drainage Institute (PDI) sized the units based on meals served per hour coupled with drain down time. Grease Waste Plumbing Required Connections The following fixtures SHALL connect to the grease interceptor: Dishmachines: Low temperature chemical (e.g., chlorine) sanitizing ASME A112.14.3 allows four types of ratings as follows: Type A - units with external flow control, with air intake (vent): directly connected, Type B - units with external flow control, without air intake (vent): directly connected, Type C - units without an external flow control: directly connected, Type D - units without an external flow control: indirectly connected. ArW&-z(P\'`H"k>:/zIb GQ` As with the gravity grease interceptors, the sizing of the vent is ambiguous. hbbd``b`$f wqu@V&FD:Ft? [ Many states that adopt or adapt the UPC have added an allowance for AAVs so you will have to check with your state to see if they are approved. Promote longer time between cleaning to . It depends on which model plumbing code applies to the installation. WC2FJYFj 8,V (6) Every grease interceptor shall have a vent pipe that is not less than 1 in. This is best done with an empty grease interceptor. of the Revised Code. level to allow for venting. Metro Vancouver's Food Sector Grease Interceptor Bylaw 268 requires commercial and institutional kitchens to install and maintain a grease interceptor to reduce fats, oils and grease (FOG) in the sewer system. listed in rule 4101:3-15-01 of the Administrative Code. It is also recommended to vent the outlet side of thegrease interceptor right after the outlet. Be aware that there is a maximum lift height of the vacuum pump on the service truck, so dont locate the unit more than one story below grade. . A vent shall be installed downstream of hydromechanical grease interceptors in accordance with the requirements of this code. For example, you need at least 40 lb for 20 gpm. This is not compliant with the IPC since the code does not allow double trapped fixtures. Annacis Research Centre Leasing & Booking, Non-Road Diesel Engine Regulatory Program, Public Notification of Applications for Permits or Licences, GFL Delta Organics Facility (formerly Enviro-Smart), Harvest Power's Richmond Compost Facility, Food Sector Grease Interceptor Regulatory Program, Approved Grease Interceptor Selection Methodology, Grease Interceptor Installation Plan Request for Review, Metrotower III, 4515 Central Boulevard, Burnaby, BC, V5H 0C6, Install a correctly sized grease interceptor that is connected to all required fixtures, Maintain the grease interceptor by having it pumped out by a service provider, Ensure that what is coming out of the grease interceptor meets bylaw limits, Keep records of grease interceptor cleanouts and maintenance activities, Connected to any fixture that generates grease, Properly sized - if it is too small it will fill with fats, oils and grease too quickly and will not do its job, Accessible - so it can be inspected and so you can maintain it, Fully pump out your grease interceptor when fats, oils, grease and solids reach 25% of the total liquid depth OR every 90 days, whichever occurs first, Inspect all components that may affect its proper operation. Schierlocated in Shawnee, Kansasis a privately-owned, 100% USA-made manufacturer of a premier lineup of high-capacity, lifetime guaranteed grease interceptors for commercial kitchens. As waste water flows through a kitchen's plumbing (3-compartment sinks, prep sinks, mop sinks, dishwashers, floor drains, etc.) Venting is required on the downstream drain line - the same as most other plumbing appliances and fixtures to allow ecient and unrestricted discharge of the waste water . H*w6PH/2402Q0 B]s3 "s=s \ HGIs greater than 500 gallons must have a 60/40 split between compartments. The location of gravity grease interceptors is critical. Is it half the size of the connected waste piping? (See sections Note: Drawings are for reference only. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. 4101:3 - Board of Building Standards: Ohio Plumbing Code, Ohio Admin. Metro Vancouvers Food Sector Grease Interceptor Bylaw 268 requires commercial and institutional kitchens to install and maintain a grease interceptor to reduce fats, oils and grease (FOG) in the sewer system. Hydromechanical grease interceptors shall meet the following requirements: Must comply with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASME) A112.14.3 standard; Must be flow-rated at 75-gallons per minute (GPM) or higher; Must be constructed of non-corrodible materials; 986 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<632E8A8118BA4843ACCDCC779BF056AD>]/Index[978 15]/Info 977 0 R/Length 57/Prev 404255/Root 979 0 R/Size 993/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream A kitchen in a B&B with more than nine rooms will need installation of a grease interceptor. Conceptual drawing of a City of Austin approvedgravity grease interceptordesign. serving chemical waste systems shall not be prohibited. processes, meat packing and food processing facilities and similar processing Exception: The application of the referenced standards shall be limited and as prescribed in section 102.5 of rule 4101:1-1-01 of the Administrative Code.]. %%EOF 4. refer to local plumbing code for venting, fixtures, and trap requirements. The only solution for compliance with the UPC is to add a vent for the trap on the fixture upstream of the vented flow control fitting. Section 890.510 - Grease Interceptor Requirements. Interceptors ( clarifiers) (including grease, oil, sand, solid interceptors, etc.) Examples of such features would include a flow diverter plate in the primary compartment, "tee" piping between the two GI compartments and "tee" piping on the tank outlet; Be constructed of concrete or non-corrodible materials; Each GI compartment shall be accessible for cleaning and inspection purposes (no exceptions). If a grease interceptor needs to be installed, replaced or fixtures need to be connected, call a plumber or other service provider. (c) terminate not less than 2 000 mm above ground. in size in areas where it may be subject to frost closure. Hydromechanical Grease Interceptors (HGI). dwellings. The IPC approves the use of and installation requirements for AAVs under section 918.0. hbbd```b``5 )D/r`v&/A' ([bH0l-g3R ,> $^,$$ ?o 4} If your grease interceptor is undersized, you may be required to clean it out more often until you install a properly sized unit. 0 (a) in no case be less than 1 in. (Adobe PDF). Have someone on site who can open the grease interceptor for inspection. A plumbing line upstream of grease interceptor. Then again, thats how I prefaced my December 2015 article, so luck has certainly not been on my side.