Northern Filter Media is located on nearly 500 acres of land adjacent to the Mississippi River in Muscatine, Iowa. Our alluvial deposit of sand and gravel extends to depths over 100 feet and provides us with the perfect combination of hardness, grain shape and composition to produce the finest filtration sand and support gravel. We take pride in knowing our products have provided superior filtration for projects domestically from coast to coast as well as on nearly every continent of the world. Our media is certified to ANSI/NSF Standard 61 and meets or exceeds the most recent AWWA B100 specifications. We continue to invest in our and your future by expanding our operational capabilities and product offerings.

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We are very proud to announce Northern Filter Media will be celebrating 100 years in business in 2014.  Northern Filter Media has a long history of quality products and dedicated service to our customers.

With additions of staff, equipment and state of the art processing improvements, one thing has remained the same, our commitment to quality products, integrity and customer service.We would like to share with you some pictures from our archives as well as a few more recent pictures.

Northern Filter Media is located on nearly 500 acres of land adjacent to the Mississippi River in Muscatine, Iowa. Our alluvial deposit of sand and gravel extends to depths over 100 feet and provides us with the perfect combination of hardness, grain shape and composition to produce the finest filtration sand and support gravel.  We take pride in knowing our products have provided superior filtration for projects domestically from coast to coast as well as on nearly every continent of the world. Our media is certified to ANSI/NSF Standard 61 and meets or exceeds the most recent AWWA B100 specifications. We continue to invest in our and your future by expanding our operational capabilities and product offerings.

Please look through our website. We believe you will find our new antimicrobial products and their disinfectant capabilities very interesting.  Also, please take a look at the short video explaining our new technology.  If you have any questions about any of our products or services, please visit our Contact Us page and let us know how we can assist you.  We look forward to being of service to you!

We look forward to providing you with the best products and services for the next 100 years!

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Northern - Filter Sand

Northern Filter Media, Inc. is the leading US manufacturer of filter sand for the potable water, waste-water and pool industries since 1914.Northern’s Filter Sand was formed from a natural glacial deposit formed millions of years ago along the Mississippi River Valley. Northern Filter Sand resource is comprised of over 450 acres of sand and gravel to a depth of 110 feet. Once dredged, all of our filter sand is processed through our state of the ...

Manganese Greensand - Purple-Black Filter Media

Manganese greensand is a purple-black filter media used for removal soluble iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide from well water supplies. It also has the capacity of removing radium and arsenic. It is processed from the mineral glauconite that is zeolite. Using iron exchange properties of this natural zeolite, a manganese dioxide coating is deposited on the surface of the glauconite grains. The manganese dioxide acts as a catalyst in the oxidation ...

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Company details

Business Type:
Technology - Manufacturer

Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater - Water Filtration and Separation

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Year Founded:
1914

Employees:
11-100

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