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CASE STUDY: Concentrate Helps Restaurant Reduce FOG Discharge - November 2014 Issue of Pumper Magazine

Case Description:

  • Large sit down restaurant with 2,000 gallon passive in-ground grease trap
  • No effluent filter installed
  • Restaurant in business 3 years

Large sit down restaurant with in 2,000 gallon in-ground grease trap with high Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) and high Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD). High FOG was causing build-up in downstream lift stations.

REX-BAC-T® Technologies assisted the client with a goal of reducing BOD and FOG using a liquid biological concentrate. No enzymes were used throughout the study. An automated dosing system was installed and our Bio-G2 Series Concentrate was injected into restaurant drains on a daily basis. Effluent samples were captured at different time intervals and sent to a 3rd party laboratory for analysis.

Results (See Graph):
After 1 Week of Treatment

  • TSS Reduction 74%
  • O&G Reduction 42%
  • BOD Reduction 26%
  • COD Reduction 31%

After 2 Months of Treatment

  • TSS Reduction 66%
  • O&G Reduction 68%
  • BOD Reduction 46%
  • COD Reduction 49%