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Paying the Piper
When we talk about the pipes used in onsite systems, we like to break the discussion into three parts because the function of the piping determines the pipe needs, including size, the schedule and installation requirements.
New pipe system separates stormwater from sanitary sewer system to relieve stress on treatment plant.
Lewiston, Maine's combined sewer overflow (CSO) separation initiative has continued with the successful completion of the Oak Street - Phase III segment.
Phila's Five Points Sewer Project Makes Huge Progress
Contractors working on the Five Points Storm Sewer Project have made remarkable progress — thanks in part to the cooperation of two major landowners and a railroad company.
ADS Product Featured in Public Works Magazine October Issue
ADS Polypropylene was the material of choice for a January emergency outfall replacement.
Feature Article in "EVERYTHING ABOUT WATER" Magazine
StormTech RC-750 Chambers Helping to Answer Cleveland’s Stormwater Challenge
Cleveland is in the same boat as many other cities these days. Its aging infrastructure and increased development with impervious surfaces have resulted in waves of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) that have sent polluted water and sewage into nearby waters.
Forty-Year Flashback: Michigan will Monitor Water Quality
Sept. 23, 2013 – Drainage Contractor is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and to celebrate, we're reminiscing with stories that have been published in our pages over the last 40 years. This week's article, written by (then associate editor) Elinor Humphries, was published in the 1990 issue of Agri-BookMagazine/Drainage Contractor. In the article, Humphries explores the steps the Michigan chapter of the Land Improvement Contractors of America took to monitor water quality.
ADS-Sponsored ASABE Award Presented to Wesley W. Wallender
Wesley W. Wallender, P.E. was named the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2013 ADS Soil and Water Engineering Award recipient for his outstanding accomplishments and contributions to irrigation engineering, hydrology, watershed management, and technical literature through research and education. At the University of California, Davis, Wallender is professor of the hydrology and engineering, biological and agricultural engineering department, and land, air and water resources department. The ASABE award, sponsored by ADS, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of agricultural and storm water management products, recognizes Wallender's contributions and leadership in the science and management of water.
Keeping bridgework in-house
Florida’s Cape Coral has 431 miles of canals, more than any other city in the world, crammed into 120 square miles. That translates to a lot of bridges, most of which were built when the city was founded in 1957.
On the Waterfront
2,700 feet of ADS 4-inch leach bed pipe to build private waterfront community.
ADS HP Storm Pipe Meets Newly Approved AASHTO M330
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS), announced today that its HP Storm Pipe meets the new requirements of AASHTO M330 for use in culvert and storm sewer pipe projects.
ADS Presented with U.S. Department of Defense Award
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) known for its storm water and sanitary sewer management pipe and products, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) 'Above and Beyond' award at its Ludlow, Mass. manufacturing plant. The award was presented on August 20, 2013 to ADS Chairman and CEO Joe Chlapaty. The 'Above and Beyond' award is presented by ESGR State Committees to recognize employers at the local level who have exceeded the legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by providing their Guard and Reserve employees additional, non-mandated benefits. The award is given in limited numbers by state committees to employers who have had at least one of their supervisors/managers recognized with a Patriot Award, and who have signed or agree to sign a statement of support (SoS).
Onsite sand filter system required for site with shallow water table
A planned sand filter septic system for an Iowa farm was redesigned to save money and reduce installation time.
Take Me Home - Rebuilding rural Utah road with geogrids
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS) was used in addition to the company’s corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, which was installed at culvert crossings to handle storm water runoff along the road.
ADS Announces Joint Venture With BaySaver
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired a controlling interest in a new joint venture established with BaySaver Technologies, Inc. (Mount Airy, MD).
StormTech® Improves MC-3500 Stormwater Chambers.
Continually improving its products, StormTech has made its MC-3500 stormwater chamber stronger with a redesigned, deeper corrugation.
May 2013 Drainage Contractor- Pipe Primer - A Behind the Scenes Look at How Drainage Tile is Made.
ADS Expands Reach in Canadian Maritime Provinces with New Distribution Yard in Moncton, New Brunswick
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) newest distribution site has opened in Moncton, New Brunswick. The stocking yard increases the local availability of the company's products in and around New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Supply for the yard comes from the company's manufacturing plants including Heidelberg, Ontario and St. Germain, Quebec.
WaterWorld – Corrugated Pipe Meets Deep Burial Requirements for Stormwater Drainage
A Universal Design Approach – ADS pipe, DrainTech channel drains and components donated to support The Universal Design Living Laboratory
Congessman Latta Tours Local Pipe Manufacturing Plant
Employee Training and Company Growth Key Points.
Tube Products International-March 2013
Strong & easy-to-install.
CE News Feb 2013 Performance Under Heavy Loads
Spanning 380 acres, the Norfolk Southern Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility rail-to-truck terminal that opened on July 1, 2012, in Rossville, Tenn., is projected to handle more than 327,000 truck trailers and containers a year, with four trains arriving and departing daily, offloading cargo. The facility is part of the multi-state $2.5 billion Crescent Corridor initiative to establish an efficient, high-capacity, 2,500-mile intermodal freight rail route between New Jersey and Louisiana on Norfolk Southern's rail network.
The Municipal - Jan 2013 The Green Line in Green Infrastructure. (Page 22)
This Old House' Features a StormTech Installation
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ADS Opens New Distribution Yard In Morrisburg, Ontario
ADS has opened its newest product distribution site in Morrisburg, Ontario.
Advanced Drainage Systems Purchases Flexstorm®
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired Inlet & Pipe Protection, Inc., manufacturer of FLEXSTORM® storm water inlet filters. The announcement was made today by both companies. The products will now be marketed under the ADS FLEXSTORM brand.
Advanced Drainage Systems Adds Another Precast Concrete Company
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) is continuing to expand its product line by acquiring the assets of another leading manufacturer of concrete drainage structures, Frederick Precast Concrete, Inc.
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