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(9/18/2014)
Industrial Sites Go Green to Manage Stormwater - ADS pipe installed in Port of Tacoma's Bioretention system.

(9/10/2014)
FAA Approves Polypropylene Pipe for Civilian Airport Water Collection and Disposal
This updated standard follows the recent approval of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe for under pavement use in all airport areas including deicing pads, runways and taxiways.

(9/2/2014)
UK Reducing Flood Risk with ADS StormTech Chambers

(8/21/2014)
NRCS Water Management for Greenhouses

(8/13/2014)
Pipe Performance Confirmed in City Project
The city wanted to upgrade some roads and its storm water system using polypropylene pipe at the same time the MCES was putting in the new sewer lines that included installation of a sanitary sewer interceptor pipeline.

(8/13/2014)
John Kurdziel Receives Prestigious ASTM Award

(7/4/2014)
Farm Reservoir Keeps Nutrients Away from Lake.
Pilot project reduces growth of algae blooms.

(6/23/2014)
Industrial Water World – Going Underground.
Filtration Structure Key Component of Large Hotel Stormwater Management System

(4/29/2014)
Do-it-yourself tile drainage
Tile drainage has become increasingly popular in Manitoba. With only a few installers to go around and costs anywhere from $800 to $1,000 per acre, some adventurous farmers are opting to give it a go themselves.

(3/10/2014)
Florida DOT Approves Use Of Polypropylene Pipe
ADS HP Polypropylene Pipe Meets Specification for 100-Year Design Life in Side Drain, Cross Drain and Storm Sewer Applications.

(2/20/2014)
ADS Adds North Dakota Stocking Distribution Yard
Advanced Drainage Systems announced the opening of a new distribution yard in Wahpeton, North Dakota.

(1/22/2014)
ADS is the Better Mousetrap- January 2014 MSW Magazine

(1/21/2014)
Advanced Drainage Systems Announces Expansion of Joint Venture Production Facilities in Brazil
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) today announced the start up of a second manufacturing facility in Brazil for its joint venture with Tigre S.A. Located in Maceio, Alagoas, which is in the northeastern part of Brazil, the facility will double Tigre-ADS’ annual capacity of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. The new facility will be the fourth operating plant in South America for the joint venture.

(1/1/2014)
Maine Moves Ahead On CSO Projects by utilizing ADS’ SaniTite HP pipe

(12/4/2013)
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.

(12/4/2013)
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.

(11/11/2013)
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.

(10/25/2013)
ADS Product Featured in Public Works Magazine October Issue
ADS Polypropylene was the material of choice for a January emergency outfall replacement.

(10/16/2013)
Feature Article in "EVERYTHING ABOUT WATER" Magazine

(10/7/2013)
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.

(9/25/2013)
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.

(9/23/2013)
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.

(9/5/2013)
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.

(9/4/2013)
On the Waterfront
2,700 feet of ADS 4-inch leach bed pipe to build private waterfront community.

(8/28/2013)
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.

(8/26/2013)
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).

(8/7/2013)
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.

(7/26/2013)
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.

(7/17/2013)
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).

(6/3/2013)
StormTech® Improves MC-3500 Stormwater Chambers.
Continually improving its products, StormTech has made its MC-3500 stormwater chamber stronger with a redesigned, deeper corrugation.

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