Grease Trap Upgrade

Client Representative, Design Manager and Project Manager

Crown Melbourne

Karma Plumbing, Coastline Carpentry, Arcadis


Responsible for the design, documentation and delivery of the Grease Trap Upgrade complex wide at Crown Melbourne.


Prepare business case justification for works in order to apply for capital works expenditure to complete the project

Identifying and auditing the existing installation which contained some 30 grease traps, many did not comply with current authority regulation for capacity and size

Co-ordinating with site wide capital works program which included new restaurants and bars

Redesigning systems and pipework to consolidate traps and pumps where appropriate

Create new identifiable numbering systems

Designing and building new plant rooms enclosing traps, included bunded rooms, exhaust systems, interface with BAS for alarming, railing systems to allow for the removal of submersible duty stand by pumps and OH&S compliance

Set standards for all new installations and allow for future growth of the complex

Liaise and meet regularly with the authority to update progress, gain approvals for non-standard trap sizes and co-ordinate outlet testing

Final connected load in excess of 350,000 Litres


Staged project over 2 years

Live cutovers from old redundant systems to new

Liaising and gaining approvals from the local water authority for non-standard capacities