Forsta Filters are the Perfect Choice to Protect Drip Irrigation Systems

In his Aug 14, New York Times article entitled, How California is Winning the Drought, Charles Fishman featured the effectiveness of drip irrigation in reducing water use in California’s Central Valley. The article features the agricultural operation of sixth-generation farmer Cannon Michael, who grows tomatoes, cotton, melons and wheat on 10,000 acres. Fishman reported that, […]

Water Sustainability and Resilience – We Need Direct Potable Reuse

There was an excellent panel discussion this morning sponsored by GE Water & Process Technologies on the topic of water sustainability and resilience. Molly Mayo, Partner at Meridian Institute moderated the panel which included: – Ralph Exton, Chief Marketing Officer, GE Water & Process Technologies – Matt Ries, Chief Technical Officer, Water Environment Federation – […]

Self-Cleaning Irrigation Filters – Banana Farm

Self-Cleaning Irrigation Filters Save Water, Bring Maintenance and Labor Costs to Zero Mesa Agro-Industrial needed a maintenance-free, automatic, self-cleaning filtration system for a 1000+ acre banana and green plantain farm in Puerto Rico. Mesa needed to help their client protect the drip irrigation system that supplies water to the banana and plaintain groves.  The farm […]

Reliable UF Prefiltration

UF Prefiltration Application Data: Forsta C3-90 model filter Max flow 300gpm Filtration grade 150µ Forsta self-cleaning filters are excellent for suspended particle removal: 98-100% particle removal 150µ+ 5-25% particle removal below 150µ+ No interruption to system flow during 6-8 second backwash cycle. Standard UF Prefilters come in stainless steel 304L. Material upgrades in 316L, Duplex, […]

Forsta Self-Cleaning Filters at WEFTEC 2014

To everyone who came to see Forsta in New Orleans this year, thanks for another great show! We came away from WEFTEC  with an excitement about our new connections, and upcoming projects. It is always encouraging to hear the positive feedback from our existing customers, and to showcase our equipment to those who are unfamiliar […]

Persistent Drought in Western United States Demands Reduced Flush Volumes Across Industries

According to the National Drought Summary provided by The National Drought Mitigation Center, “…the long-term drought in California since the 2011-12 wet season has accumulated huge deficits and brought severe hydrological, agricultural, and ecological impacts.”  Despite meager improvements in the last week, California has a long way to go get back to normal.  The drought […]

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