Inspection of oil, petrol and grease separators - order

German version

General information

A general inspection including a leakage test of all parts of the installation and intake lines must be conducted by an authorised professional before a separator is put into service and in five-year intervals following the initial inspection. Before the inspection, the separator must be emptied and cleaned in compliance with the relevant regulations.

Wien Kanal offers the following services:
General inspection of separators, e.g. oil or petrol separators at petrol stations or garages pursuant to ÖNORM EN 858-2 chapter 6 or grease separators in the restaurant and hotel industry pursuant to ÖWAV Rule Sheet 39. The general inspection includes:

  • Emptying and cleaning of the separator
  • Inspection of the condition of the separator as well as the electrical installations
  • Inspection of the built-in parts and interior coating
  • Inspection of the taring of the floater
  • Inspection of the excess height of the separator
  • Leakage test of all parts of the installation
  • Leakage test of the intake line
  • Inspection of the maintenance book

Emptying of oil, petrol and grease separators - order

The services are provided by Wien Kanal as a general service provider. The immediate inspection work is contracted to authorised third parties and invoiced without any surcharges.

Data protection

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Requirements

None

Deadlines

The inspection is carried out by appointment with the relevant district office of Wien Kanal. To make an appointment, you must first place a written order with Wien Kanal. Long-term contracts with fixed times for regular emptying are possible.

Contact

Wien Kanal (German)
1030 Vienna, Modecenterstraße 14
Phone: +43 1 4000-8030
E-mail: post@wkn.wien.gv.at

Documents required

  • Maintenance book of the separator and emptying records
  • Type and technical description of the separator
  • Planning documents, including the pipe sections between the separator and the public sewer system

Fees

You will be billed for the time expended. You will be sent a payment slip. Payment must be made to the appropriate accounting department of Municipal Department 6.

The immediate inspection work is contracted to authorised third parties and invoiced by Wien Kanal without any surcharges.

If this is the first time Wien Kanal comes into contact with the separator, an initial assessment is compulsory, which will incur a fee.

Further information: Special terms and conditions of Wien Kanal for the billing of the sewer fee and charges for other services (SGB-V): 379 KB PDF (German)

Separators may only be inspected by the Vienna City Administration or authorised businesses. Proof of disposal of the contents is required.

For any questions regarding payment, please contact the competent accounting department (Buchhaltungsabteilung 40) (German) of Municipal Department 6.

Form

Order form for the inspection of separators: 234 KB PDF (German)

Further information

Special terms and conditions of Wien Kanal for the emptying of septic tanks and separators (SGB-R): 433 KB PDF (German)

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Vienna Waste Water Management
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