Why is FOG a problem?
FOG is a problem because, not only does it cause blockages in your wastewater drain lines, it also causes blockages in the City of Murfreesboro’s wastewater collection system and interferes with wastewater treatment facility processes, both of which can result in an overflow.

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1. Where does FOG come from?
2. Why is FOG a problem?
3. Do I need Grease Control Equipment (GCE), such as a Grease Trap, for my Food Service Establishment? What about my home?
4. Okay. So, I can just install a Grease Trap and I’m covered, right?
5. What is the first step I need to take to determine the size and type of Grease Control Equipment that I need?
6. How Does Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department (MWSD) determine the proper size and type of Grease Control Equipment?
7. What types of Grease Control Equipment (GCE) are accepted by Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department?
8. What is a Grease Interceptor (GI)?
9. What is an AGRU or Automatic Grease Recovery Unit?
10. Can I clean my Grease Control Equipment myself?
11. Now that I know what size and type of Grease Control Equipment I need; and who needs to clean it, is there anything else I should know?