Oct 22, 2006

ADS Acquires Severn Trent Pipeline Services

ADS, LLC, formerly ADS Corp., announced the acquisition of Severn Trent Pipeline Services, a division of Severn Trent Services. With regional offices located throughout the U.S., Severn Trent Pipeline Services provides specialized water distribution and sewer collection system analysis, pipeline and structure rehabilitation, and Hydra-Stop® line stopping and tapping equipment, insertion valves and services.

ADS, LLC, a Nova Technologies Company, designs and manufactures flow measurement equipment and software. They provide field inspection and field services for flow monitoring and Sewer System Evaluation Studies. With two divisions, ADS Environmental Services and Accusonic® Technologies, ADS, LLC has conducted more than 5,000 flow measurement projects in their 31-year history and provides products and services to customers in more than 40 countries.

"The addition of Severn Trent Pipeline Services to ADS will enable us to provide expanded field services and product offerings to our customers," said Karl Boone, president and CEO of ADS, LLC. "We are thrilled that we'll be providing more to our clients in both wastewater collection systems and also in water distribution systems. In both areas, Severn Trent Pipeline Services already has a very strong base of offerings and an excellent track record. Everyone at ADS is very excited about joining forces with our new colleagues and growing what we offer to the wastewater and water marketplaces. Our customers have asked ADS to do more for them and we will."