Food establishment services should deep clean their GCD during prolonged closures to prevent costly damage to the sanitary sewer system.
Regular GCD maintenance and cleanings are necessary to help prevent fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from entering the sanitary sewer system, which can be costly to remove and a potential environmental hazard. Ensure your food service establishment remains compliant with the City’s FOG ordinance and avoid costly repairs by reviewing the Prolonged Shutdown GCD Cleaning Guide.
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Owners of Businesses Closed due to COVID-19 Should Flush Building’s Plumbing Systems.
Norfolk Utilities and health department officials advise business owners and operators who closed or evacuated buildings due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their establishment’s plumbing systems before reopening.