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Managing Drip Filter Backflush Water





ITRC Report No.

P 16-001



6 pages



Charles M. Burt



2016 Irrigation Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 6-7, 2016






This paper discusses the principles of backflushing different types of filters, as well as pressure and flow requirements for proper backflushing of various filters. Additionally, it discusses options for what to do with the backflush water. A prototype ITRC design for cleaning and recycling backflush water is presented.



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