Automatic self-cleaning filters allow Alberta county to stretch its potable water supply


By Marcus Allhands

Facing increasing demands for for potable water, Northern Sunrise County in Alberta initiated a program to lower the demand on potable water for non-potable uses. One aspect of this program was to provide farmers with a ready source of non-potable irrigation water. Self-cleaning filters were used to remove sand, grit and wind-blown debris from the water collected by farmers, so that it could be used without plugging irrigation systems.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s April/May 2020 issue below.

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