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ADOT Looks Underground to Prepare for South Mountain Freeway

PHOENIX – Preparing for construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, Arizona Department of Transportation crews with drills and backhoes will begin assessing the condition of soil and rock as well as the depth of groundwater along the freeway alignment.…

Keeping Urban Rainwater Out of Streams

June 15, 2016 – Cities face challenges with stormwater, because the asphalt and concrete don’t absorb the water like the soils found in rural areas.…

How Does Water Move through Soil?

May 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

In the basic water cycle, water falls on the land in some type of precipitation (rain or snow). It either is soaked into the ground or runs off into a…

Laser Reveals Water’s Secret Life in Soil

March 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Water

Most of us think nothing of rainfall or where it goes, unless it leads to flooding or landslides. But soil scientists have been studying how water moves across or through soil for decades. Daniel Hirmas, a professor at University of Kansas, and his team may…

Florida DEP Approves PlumeStop Liquid Activated Carbon for Soil and Groundwater Cleanup

January 27, 2016 - in Drinking water, Maintenance, Products

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan 25, 2016—REGENESIS has received approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), accepting the use of its internationally recognized treatment substrate, PlumeStop Liquid Activated Carbon (LAC) as an innovative…

Profile Products Acquires Central Fiber

October 27, 2015 - in Corporate

On October 20, Profile Products LLC, an environmentally friendly soil, water and vegetation management solutions provider acquired Central Fiber LLC, a manufacturer of cellulose and wood fiber products. Profile gained access to new manufacturing and distribution…

Could Contaminated Land Actually Be Good for Trees?

October 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Renewal/Retrofit

The very act of tolerating some forms of soil pollution may give trees an advantage in the natural world, says University of Montreal plant biologists. Their findings were published this week in BMC Plant Biology. High chemical tolerant plants can be used…

The Advanced Drainage Systems Achievement Award Goes to Rafael Muñoz-Carpena

September 21, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate

HILLIARD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2015—Rafael Muñoz-Carpena of the University of Florida, Gainesville, has been named the recipient of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2015 Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) (“ADS”)…

Celebrating the International Year of Soil

August 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Erosion control

August 27, 2015 — In celebration of the International Year of Soil 2015 (IYS), the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is coordinating a series of activities throughout the year to educate the public about the importance of soil.  September’s theme…

3-D Imaging Reveals Hidden Forces Behind Clogs, Jams, Avalanches, Earthquakes

March 8, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate

DURHAM, N.C.—Pick up a handful of sand, and it flows through your fingers like a liquid. But when you walk on the beach, the sand supports your weight like a solid. What happens to the forces between the jumbled sand grains when you step on them to keep…