Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE: WMS), a leading global manufacturer of water management solutions, today announced its latest breakthrough in storm water pipe technology, HPXTM 75. This new technology provides heightened levels of stiffness, is available in a range of sizes, and yields significant cost benefits for customers compared to alternative products.
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Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure marketplace. Its innovative products are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. The Company has established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging its national sales and distribution platform, its overall product breadth and scale and its manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, the Company operates a global network of 61 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.
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Advanced Drainage Systems hosts ceremonial event to mark construction of new Harrisonville, Missouri manufacturing facility
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of water management solutions, hosted community leaders, elected officials and prospective employees at the site of its in-construction new manufacturing facility in Harrisonville, Missouri. This will be the Company’s 62nd manufacturing plant, and its first in Missouri.
Engineers from SNC-Lavalin found the way to meet stringent storm water drainage regulations for a portion of the new Centre Vidéotron site by designing two underground retention systems. Managing storm water runoff is a prime concern for Quebec City because the area is prone to flooding. The multipurpose, 18,000-seat arena, spread out over some 7.2 hectares (18 acres), opened in September 2015.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has announced that it has added a low-profile, high strength chamber to its StormTech product line. The StormTech SC-160LP Chamber is 12-inches tall with an installed volume of 15 cubic feet of water for underground infiltration and detention systems. The new unit requires 14 inches of total cover to carry AASHTO HS-20 live loads, which reduces site development costs in shallow applications by minimizing the amount of needed fill and maximizing open infiltrative areas.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. announced a new on-line program for designing and estimating the cost of a stormwater system constructed with its StormTech Chambers. Available for free on www.ads-pipe.com, the ADS StormTech Design Tool enables engineers, owners and contractors to design customizable underground stormwater management systems. Designs are produced in both PDF and CAD formats, with data provided that allows users to estimate a total installed cost.
In early 2014, the Tsawwassen First Nation started construction of two mega-malls. To accommodate stormwater runoff from this 73-hectare project, a large-diameter pipeline was designed and installed under the public roads surrounding the sites. The selection of the pipe needed to take into consideration corrosion resistance, due to the salt water environment, and had to offer structural strength because of the poor deltaic soil conditions in this seismically active region of British Columbia.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS), has opened a new distribution center in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The Abbotsford location, the company’s first in British Columbia and ninth in Canada, will increase the local supply of the company’s products and improve customer service.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of water management products and solutions for commercial, residential, infrastructure and agricultural applications, has welcomed the recent decision by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to approve polypropylene pipe for subsurface water collection and disposal at civilian airports. The decision to recognize polypropylene pipe as an equal alternative to other materials enables design engineers and contractors to leverage the benefits of the lightweight, cost-effective and durable solution for water collection and removal under airfield pavements.
John Kurdziel, P.E., Chief Engineer for Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. has been presented with the American Society of Testing & Materials (ASTM) Paul Finn Memorial Award, the highest award for technical excellence in plastic pipe. He received the honor in recognition of his development of ASTM testing and manufacturing standards for corrugated polyethylene and polypropylene pipe.
To help control costs and meet the requirements for the deep burial of a road expansion’s new stormwater drainage line, a highly-engineered corrugated pipe from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) was used. The ADS N-12 HP pipe is designed and manufactured to handle heavy dead and AASHTO designated live loads without any additional bedding or special fill. More than 1,840 feet of the pipe was used in diameters ranging from 12 to 60 inches. In one area, the 60- inch diameter corrugated pipe is covered by 21 feet of fill. The project was originally specified to use rubber-gasketed reinforced concrete pipe (RCP).
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has included polypropylene pipe for gravity flow sewer water applications in the December 2nd publication of the Ontario Provincial Standards (OPS). Adding to the already approved use of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in diameters of 100 to 1,500 mm, the newly published standards and specifications denote dual and triple wall polypropylene (PP) pipe.