Turf Reinforcement Mat Technology: A Game Changer in Stormwater Management

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Jan 14, 2021 12:52 PM

A simple idea that came to fruition less than 50 years ago has literally changed the landscape in high flow erosion control applications.  In the early 1970’s the industry’s first turf reinforced mats were introduced.  Fast forwarding to the year 2020, this product group has added and important set of tools to the stormwater management portfolio.

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Emergency Services Evolve for Long-Term Changes in the Water Industry

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Jan 15, 2021 11:00 AM

If a water pipe breaks today anywhere in Team EJP’s nine state service area, immediate help is available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.  Today the company employees a staff of full-time service technicians, and all operate dedicated service trucks equipped with the tools and supplies to deal with a wide variety of service needs.

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Effective Water Metering Delivers Value and Efficiency

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Dec 04, 2020 10:37 AM

Since the 1950’s, Team EJP has provided end users and water utilities with the most up to date tools for measuring and recording water use.   Water is our most critical natural resource, and it requires careful management and protection. 

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How Drainage Composites Have Changed the Landscape

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Dec 02, 2020 2:08 PM

As a seasoned contractor once told a less experienced assistant, “There are only three things I worry about when evaluating a new jobsite.  Those three things are drainage, drainage and drainage!”  There is a lot of wisdom in those words.  A solid drainage plan is essential whenever any land disturbing activities take place.

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Water Connections Explores the Meaning of Water in Our Lives

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Nov 06, 2020 12:25 PM

Water is the unifying link to all the work put forth at Team EJP, going all the way back to our first year in business in 1955.  The company’s products and services are closely linked with markets for drinking water, wastewater and stormwater.  Team EJP’s efforts extend also into groundwater protection and the interaction of water with our lakeshores, river banks and coastal properties.

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The Importance of Selecting and Using the Correct Geotextile Fabric

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Nov 06, 2020 10:59 AM

With geotextile fabrics being used so commonly on today’s active jobsites, it is hard to believe that this technology did not even exist just eight decades ago.  This technology is commonly used to separate soil layers, and has turned into a multi-billion dollar industry.

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Dormant Seeding Provides a Great Option for Fall Ground Stabilization

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Oct 05, 2020 4:09 PM

As the winter months approach, contractors and site owners get serious about preparing their sites for the worst that nature has to offer.  Especially in northern regions, open construction areas can expect repeated freeze and thaw cycles, along with storm events that can include sleet, snow and rain.

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Drinking Water and Our Future

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Oct 06, 2020 12:55 PM

Team EJP has maintained a commitment for more than 65 years to the protection of our precious drinking water resources.  This began when our founder, the late Everett J. Prescott, opened his first location in Gardiner, Maine in 1955, and continues to this day.

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Why Should Your Water Utility Use Certa-Lok Yelomine Pipe?

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Sep 17, 2020 10:11 AM

When it comes to laying in new water mains and branches, there is a wide range of different options available to meet your needs. But which one is the best when you're dealing with a high-pressure system? Which one works best in corrosive environments? Which ones are easy to install while delivering strong performance? More and more often, the answer comes from CertainTeed's new Certa-Lok Yelomine PVC restrained-joint pressure pipe. Here's a quick overview of the many benefits of Yelomine to help you learn more about this versatile water line.

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Lower Your Maintenance on Time and Under Budget with Tensar Products

Posted by Everett J. Prescott on Jul 20, 2020 3:45 PM

When you have a paving job that needs to get done, it's easy for it to either get delayed or go over budget. How do you get the job done effectively and efficiently? One option that many contractors are putting into effect are the stabilization and paving products from Tensar. Two of the most popular products they offer is GlasGrid and Geogrids. Let's take a solid look at each product and what their advantages and disadvantages are for your situation.

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