FilterClear – High Rate Multi-media Filtration

Quad configuration - FilterClear high rate multimedia filterHigh Rate Multi-media Filtration

FilterClear (formerly Spruce Filter) is a high rate multi media filtration system which removes suspended solids from a wide range of waters at high filtration rates of 25 m/h and above. The patented arrangement of four stratified filtration media (formerly Spruce Media) enables a higher quality of filtered water than sand filtration. FilterClear technology competes cost-effectively with other multimedia filters, continuous filters, deep bed filters, disc filters and micro screens.

Throughput ranges from 1.5 l/s to 500 l/s per vessel
FilterClear Vessel 'Cutaway' - 4 layer media configuration

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Key Advantages & Features:

  • Compact footprint
  • High quality filtrate in a single step
  • Package plants, skid-mounted for off-site assembly and simple, quick installation
  • Modular systems up to 350 l/s per vessel
  • Effective phosphorus removal
  • Low OPEX (no chemical use, low electricity consumption)
  • Simple automatic operation; low maintenance

FilterClear Comparison:



  • Tertiary filtration of wastewater for compliance with tight discharge consents or for reuse
  • Phosphorus removal
  • Desalination reverse osmosis pre-treatment
  • Industrial process and cooling water filtration and effluent treatment
  • Potable water from surface sources or turbid boreholes
  • Rainwater harvesting and greywater treatment


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