3x F12-LP180V self-cleaning filters

Forsta Self-Cleaning Filters; Mining, Efficiency, and the Water/Energy Nexus

Filtration for Mining Water Use 3x F12-LP180V-316L Model Filters with High Porosity 200u 316L Stainless Screens Like other industries, mining operations of all varieties rely on water. According to the USGS, the United States mining industry withdrew an estimated 5,320 millions of gallons per day (mgal/d) in 2010 from a combination of surface water and […]

Custom Stainless Steel Self-Cleaning Filter

Forsta Replaces Failing Carbon Steel Unit; Saving Labor, Time, and Money

            The irrigation pump station shown above had a carbon steel filter whose epoxy coating issues were becoming a serious problem. The equipment specialist described the situation saying, “I’ve seen many of these filters with patches welded on them and varying degrees of rusting problems. [At this install] the packing […]

Pump Station Filters

Application Spotlight – Pump Station Filters meet CADWR Energy and Water Efficiency Guidelines

Shown below: 3x Forsta model C8-LP180-CS pump station filters (pump station service strainers) each handle 1000gpm at 200u filtration. Low-pressure (motor-driven) filters operate down to 15-20psi. Custom 3-station PLC-based control panel operating the filters in parallel. Energy and water efficient filter models comply with strict specification guidelines set forth by the CA Department of Water […]


Forsta Filters Spring Update – Filtration Events

Long Beach, California was home to two exciting filtration related events at the start of 2017. The AWWA’s Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition was an exciting gathering space for engineers, operators, and OEM’s working at the forefront of membrane applications. The Forsta booth provided an excellent meeting ground for the important discussion of reliable membrane […]

FRP Sea Water Filtration Skid

Forsta Filters Makes News in Water Desalination Report

Forsta’s SWRO pretreatment filters which became operational in August of 2016 made news in the December 5 issue of the Water Desalination Report. The 180 Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Series filters offer a perfect solution for corrosion resistance in brackish, brine and seawater filtration applications. All wetted components of the FRP Series self-cleaning filters are […]

Injection Molding Process Water Filter

Forsta Filters Improve Operations at Plastics Injection Molding Facility

Forsta Filters recently conducted a case study on an industrial process water filtration installation at GI Plastek’s Wolfeboro, NH injection molding facility. The study, which includes particle analysis data from before and after the Forsta system, highlights how the injection molding process is made more efficient through automatic filtration. Jon Riebau, maintenance supervisor for GI […]


Shipboard Reverse Osmosis Desalination Improves with Automatic Filters

Automatic Seawater Filters: Shipboard Reverse Osmosis Desalination Forsta Filters has recently collaborated with BluMetric Environmental Inc. to provide custom automatic self-cleaning water filters for shipboard reverse osmosis desalination (SROD). The M2-90 U-Stamped ASME model filters for BluMetric are custom fabricated from Duplex Stainless Steel, made to withstand corrosive seawater environments. According to a recent news […]

Forsta Water Online Interview

FRP Self-Cleaning Filters are a Hot Topic at ACE 2016

The American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exhibition is always a great time to connect with engineers, operators and OEM’s in the water industry. This year’s theme had an emphasis on uniting the world of water, including drinking, wastewater, stormwater and reuse. Forsta had a great time this year, and had an opportunity to […]


Forsta Filters Multi-Stage System: Water & Wastes Digest

Forsta Filters’ three-stage drinking water filtration system was featured in this month’s Water & Wastes Digest. Click below to read Forsta’s full version of the case study, complete with raw particle removal data. The Forsta study contains a link to the article as published by W & WD magazine.