HILLIARD, OHIO — Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired a controlling interest in a new joint venture established with BaySaver Technologies, Inc. (Mount Airy, Md.). In 2008, the companies announced an exclusive marketing agreement for ADS to sell the Bay Separator and BayFilter units, which separate and filter pollution from stormwater runoff.

Called BaySaver LLC, the new company will continue to be based in Mount Airy and will focus on stormwater filtration and separation technologies. Manufacturing operations will be expanded nationwide to provide local service and supply. Currently, ADS has 56 domestic and international manufacturing plants and 28 distribution centers. ADS products include N-12 corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, SaniTite HP pipe and fittings plus other stormwater system components such as StormTech storm water chambers, InsertaTee fittings, and various geotextiles.