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Supermarkets are one of the most highly trafficked businesses; your supermarket likely serves hundreds or even thousands of customers each day.

Even the best buildings and plumbing systems need maintenance when they sustain daily wear and tear. Alcyone Plumbing has built, renovated, and maintained supermarkets and national fast food chain locations since 1978. Our customers have trusted us with the maintenance and emergency service responsibility of over 300 locations in the New York and Long Island metropolitan areas.

We provide the vital plumbing services your supermarket needs to effectively serve your customers. The plumbing at your store makes it possible to do important things such as keep products fresh, keep customers safe, and clean and sanitize your service areas.

We understand your supermarket needs to meet local and state safety codes, and our technicians are trained to make sure your plumbing systems meet these requirements. Your customers depend on you to provide high-quality surroundings and products, and you can count on us to make sure your plumbing system and appliances are running smoothly so you can meet those needs.

Some of the plumbing services we provide for supermarkets include:

  • New Location Development – work from the ground up to complete finished installations;
  • Existing Retail Store Renovation – addition of plumbing services such as sinks, indirect waste for display cases as well as required maintenance;
  • Bathroom installation and repairs;
  • Fire sprinkler installation, maintenance and repairs;
  • Food service, bathrooms, slop sinks, service floor drains complete with extensive unmatched references;
  • Fire sprinklers, produce misting systems, grease removal with discharge certification, warmer display cases;
  • Hot water heater and boiler services;
  • Roof drainage installation and maintenance;
  • Specialty supply system services;
  • Vacuum system services;
  • Trench and floor drain installation for food preparation areas, truck loading docks, and driveways;
  • Food waste, Garbel repairs, and central blitz cleaning system maintenance and installation;
  • Fire department violation corrections;
  • Space heating and infrared heaters;
  • Site drainage, sewer connections, power washing, vacuum drainage, sewer jetting and cesspool pumping.

Generalized plumbing maintenance, renovations, and installations are comprised of, but are certainly not limited to, the following areas:

  • Bathroom installation and retrofitting of bathrooms to properly comply with ADA specifications;
  • Supply, repair, install and adjustment of ADA compliant plumbing fixtures such as hands-free faucets and toilets;
  • Waterless urinal installations for "green" bathrooms; repair and modernization of existing equipment with hands-free operational control valves;
  • Bathroom floor drain installation and retro-fit for trap primer compliance for nuisance odors and Health Code compliance.

Water Service – Water Mains – Fire Service Mains

  • Domestic water main installation and repairs; excavation for repair or replacement, as well as interior relocation of point of entry;
  • Tenant or subdivision water meter reading and monitoring for proper and accurate allocation of common area charges;
  • Fire service water mains installed and repaired;
  • Fire service mains sized on Water Department flow tests;
  • Fire services properly rodded and installed in accordance with NFPA specifications;
  • All work compliant with AWWA specifications for installation of fire mains;
  • Yearly required NFPA private fire hydrant flow testing with reports to local Fire Marshal;
  • Fire Hydrant excavation, rebuilding and complete repair in compliance with NFPA requirements;
  • Interior water control valve replacement on fire main and domestic water services to 8" pipe size;
  • Backflow work: installation, testing, repair, replacement and permits; professional engineer drawings and legalization of existing devices;
  • Natural gas meter headers in sizes ranging from 250,000 BTU up to and including 9,000,000 BTU capacity;
  • Full application to local utility for natural gas service installations to commercial locations;
  • Natural gas distribution piping from gas meter to appliances;
  • Private fire hydrant installation;
  • All gas meter header repairs, modifications, enlargements and leak tests as required;
  • Building Department and utility legalizations of natural gas systems lacking legal substantiation for either equipment or pipe installed;
  • Domestic water meter separation and meter headers for subdivision for tenant sub-metering; installation of separate water lines from point of entry into the separate individual commercial rental spaces;
  • Gas distribution system piping to rooftop HVAC or remote back up generator locations; gas distribution piping either cut and threaded or Pro-Pressed where legally allowed by inspectors and Building Departments;
  • Underground installations are installed where impractical due to access or danger to exposed metal gas pipe;
  • Liquid propane gas piping sized and installed as per Plumbing Code, NFPA regulations and Fire Marshal requirements;
  • Potable Water Back Flow installations in conformance with New York State, New York City, Long Island municipalities and Health Departments requirements;
  • Liquid propane gas pre-heater installations for large capacity exterior buried LP tanks required to maintain consistent pressure in extreme weather conditions;
  • Liquid propane gas pipe installations, repairs, maintenance and legalizations of existing systems;
  • Awarded one of the first 250 Licenses in New York State for Back Flow Prevention Testing and Installations; licensed as required in New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties for the testing and installation of back flow devices.

Common Area Drainage

  • Identification of the locations, size and capacity of all underground drainage containment structures; pipe mapping of interconnecting sub-surface structures;
  • Identification of the location and size of exterior grease interceptors as well as inspection for compliance with Industrial Waste permit requirements;
  • Identify grease waste lines from grease waste fixtures to their termination;
  • Cement encased sewer line clean outs installed and repaired for change of direction and distance requirements by municipalities;
  • Exterior parking area drainage issues identified complete with location, sizing and condition of rain water collection pools;
  • Verification of piping and size capacity based on existing conditions and modifications made without approval;
  • Rain water retainage vaults installed to allow for temporary storage in flooding conditions;
  • Sampling manholes installed for commercial sewer connection lines.

Radiant Heat

  • Maintenance, troubleshooting and new installations;
  • Apple Valley manufacturing trained technicians;
  • Snow melt, loading dock, retail store entrance heat – services and repair of all types including ceiling radiant.

Domestic and Fire Sprinkler Backflow Work

  • Installation, testing, repair, replacement and permits; professional engineer drawings and legalization of existing devices;
  • Drainage corrective actions for sanitary drainage systems; roof drain systems and grease waste piping through exterior grease interceptors;
  • Underwater video camera inspections with locator capabilities to 12” pipe size;
  • Cesspool Maintenance - pumping, aeration, super sucking as well as new additional overflow installations;
  • Cesspool remediation for Department of Health work, abandonment and sewer connection approvals;
  • High pressure/high water volume sewer jet to 12” pipe size.
For these and many other supermarket plumbing services, contact us at (516) 798-1055.