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Filtration is an essential component within an efficient and effective nursery irrigation system. It is vitally important that filtration systems intended to operate in nursery production are designed by a professional to ensure the end product performs as required....

Screen or mesh filters are popular because they are relatively inexpensive, versatile, easy to install, simple to use, have options for semi or fully automated cleaning, and are compact in size when compared to other filter types....

Membrane filtration is a technique used to separate waste material from a liquid for the purpose of purifying it. The main benefit from membrane technology is in its successful operation without the addition of chemicals, its relatively low energy use, with minimum waste....

Media filters are effective in filtering both organic and inorganic contaminates. They have a large filter area or surface providing a huge holding capacity requiring less regular filter cleaning when compared to other filter types. Media filters are an efficient type of filtration for water...

Selecting appropriate filtration equipment for an irrigation system can be a complex process. Information on the available water quality, as well as the degree of filtration required must be assessed before the appropriate options can be considered, and an irrigation specialist must be consulted. This...