introduCtion Frequently Asked Questions How frequently does a Stormceptor unit have to be inspected? ConCrete pipe A Stormceptor unit should be inspected once every six months. Regular inspection is important to quantify the rate of sediment build up and to check for the occurrence of a spill. How frequently does a Stormceptor unit have to be serviced? A Stormceptor unit should be serviced once the sediment depth reaches 15% of the total storage volume of the model. The site should be regularly be inspected to determine the rate of sediment accumulation. How is oil checked for and cleaned out? The density of oil is lighter than water and can be checked through the oil inspection port. The oil port (150 mm (6 inches) in diameter) and may be accessed to measure the depth of oil and to access the oil directly for removal. How is a Stormceptor unit serviced? The Stormceptor System is serviced using a vacuum truck. Servicing companies may be found in the local yellow pages under liquid waste disposal. The vacuum truck should be of an adequate size to clean the respective unit. How long does it take to clean out a Stormceptor unit? It takes less than two hours to service a Stormceptor unit. box seCtions manhole and CatCh basin material stormwater treatment teChnologies LAFARGE PIPE eMANUAL PAGE 35