Hello Blog Readers, REDUCING FATS, OIL AND GREASE (FOG) WASTE Over 60% of blockages found in the sewers are FOG related and highlights the importance of keeping FOG waste out of drains.  Thames Water removes 80,000 blockages from the sewers each year. Installing a grease trap is the first step in stopping FOG entering drains.

Hello Blog Readers, FOG & GREASE TRAPS Restaurants cooking with FOG producing foods should have a grease trap/grease interceptor installed.  FOG (Fats, Oil and Grease) causes major problems for pipes and drains if it is not disposed correctly.  Restaurants use more FOG producing foods than households and need to have a system in place to

Hello Blog Readers! GREASE GUARDIAN Grease traps/grease interceptors are designed to separate Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) waste from waste water. The water from kitchens and restaurants containing FOG enters the Grease Guardian and solids are collected in a strainer basket.  FOG will rise to the top of the tank as it is lighter than


COOKIES, DRAINS AND GREASE TRAPS Cookie dough is a much loved snack but one local authority in the Mississippi area is not as keen on the treat.  A water service company has reported a number of blockages in the area as a result of cookie dough being washed down the drains.  The cookie dough waste

Hello blog readers! GREASE TRAPS Grease traps are a common feature in restaurants and busy food outlets.  Grease traps or grease removal devices work by separating Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) from waste water.  Reducing the amount of FOG waste entering drains and sewers is important and reduces the risk of flooding, back-ups and foul

Hello Blog Readers Seasons greetings from Grease Guardian! With only a few days left before festive dinner preparations get underway water authorities have reported the risk of flooding and fatbergs is higher during this period. Yorkshire Water has distributed fat collection containers in a bid to prevent the waste being poured down the drain.  Fats,


Hello Blog Readers, There has been recent articles online highlighting the efforts water companies are taking to ensure the sewer remains working efficiently. When there is a build-up of FOG’s (Fats, Oil and Grease) in the sewer system this can result in the formation of a fatberg.  There has been numerous fatbergs removed from the


Hello Blog readers! Another fatberg hotspot was recently identified after recurring problems occurred in the area.  Epping Forest in the UK has been highlighted as an area that has seen considerable blockages in the last few years.   Over a three year period three thousand blockages have been sourced to this area.  The blockages are a

Hello blog readers! FOG is a problem that is not going away.  Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) in high quantities cause a major problem to the sewage system when they harden and stick to the pipes in the sewage system. Cities such as London, New York, Dallas, Melbourne and Dublin have all had FOG problems

Hello Blog readers! A new force is in town to help in the fight against fatbergs!!  A former police dog has now joined the fight to sniff out fatbergs.  Hector is a retired police dog who has been employment to help stop the blockages in the sewers that result from Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG)