Problem and Objective Gull Lake in central Alberta was challenged by falling water levels from the 1920s to the 1970s. In 1976, Alberta Environment (AEP) implemented a stabilization system to pump water into the lake from the Blindman River via a pump house, 30-inch pipeline and canal. The pump house has three 480 volt pumps […]
Forsta Self-Cleaning Filters Ensure Reliability of Cooling Systems During the COVID-19 crisis, a California-based biomedical facility relies on self-cleaning filters to continue producing plasma therapies and other products. According to the U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, installing a sidestream filtration system to cleanse cooling tower water will help maintain water efficiency across facilities. […]
Forsta Self-Cleaning Filter Improves Residential Irrigation System by Removing Debris from Irrigation Canal
Homeowner Jeffrey Jackson explains the problems he was having irrigating his residential property with water from the nearby irrigation canal. He solves his problem by installing a Forsta 90 series self-cleaning filter. Listen to him describe his installation process, step-by-step, and how his system has benefited since the install.
Forsta irrigation water filters are ideal for turf, landscape, agriculture, greenhouse, golf course and nursery applications. Forsta sizes each irrigation filter to meet the specific demands of its environment, taking into consideration such parameters as water source, flow rate, power availability, and pressure. A Forsta irrigation filter will save on time, water and money. Landscape irrigation systems of all varieties require […]
Forsta Self-Cleaning Filters Improve Reclaimed Water System at Long Beach City College Long Beach City College needed to upgrade and automate its reclaimed water irrigation system. The existing pump was not big enough to allow for automatic filtration. The system had been utilizing a maintenance-heavy manual filter to protect irrigation equipment, and was only able […]
Due to water shortages, increased demand, and heightened awareness, many breweries and distilleries have taken steps to increase water efficiency and to implement water saving techniques in their brewing. Utilizing a myriad of methodologies and technologies, an increasing number of today’s breweries have begun to focus on brewing beer with water efficiency and conservation at […]
Many farms/orchards still use wasteful sand/media filters as the main form of filtration upstream of drip and other irrigation systems. When backwashing, Forsta self-cleaning screen filters use, on average, less than 3% of the volume of water required to backwash a comparable sand media system. Even when considering an increased backwash frequency with screen filters, […]
Forsta Filters worked with the City of Carlsbad to replace a failed secondary effluent filtration system. See the full article: FORSTA SOLVES DIFFICULT SECONDARY EFFLUENT FILTRATON PROBLEM FOR CITY OF CARSLBAD, CA RESTORES WATER RECYCLING SYSTEM FOR PRODUCTION OF NON-POTABLE WATER FOR IRRIGATION
Forsta Self-Cleaning Filters Utilized in On-Site Treatment & Reuse of Stormwater in the Irrigation of Temescal Canyon Park and Surrounding Area
CASE STUDY – PROMOTING WATER CONSERVATION: Forsta Self-Cleaning Filters Utilized in On-Site Treatment & Reuse of Stormwater in the Irrigation of Temescal Canyon Park and Surrounding Area According to the City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works/Bureau of Engineering, “In November 2004, the voters of the City of Los Angeles passed Proposition O, a […]
Many facilities work with space constraints when planning for new or replacement equipment. Forsta’s dual and triple configuration single-unit filters are a great way to address space limitation.