Contech Acquires Filterra Assets

Sept. 5, 2014

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that it has acquired the assets of Filterra Bioretention Systems from Americast, Inc.

The purchase includes the Filterra product line and all related intellectual property. The Filterra system is an advanced stormwater treatment technology that utilizes enhanced bioretention for the removal of pollutants from stormwater.  This innovative technology is often used in urban environments and in areas that have embraced Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure. The system removes Total Suspended Solids (TSS), nutrients, hydrocarbons, and metals while improving aesthetics. Filterra has been third party field tested and has earned numerous state and local regulatory approvals throughout the U.S.

The Filterra product line joins Contech’s other stormwater management solutions including StormFilter, Jellyfish Filter, CDS, Vortechs, UrbanGreen Rainwater Harvesting, as well as a variety of detention and infiltration solutions. With the addition of Filterra, Contech has enhanced its position as the leading stormwater solution provider throughout the U.S.

“This acquisition represents our continued investment in Contech’s Treatment Solutions business and growth strategy,” said Ron Keating, Contech’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “The addition of the Filterra technology to our portfolio allows Contech to continue to provide stormwater solutions for virtually every site, which brings value to our customers.”

About Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

As a leading provider of site solution products and services for a variety of end customers, including the civil engineering segment, the Contech portfolio includes bridges, drainage, erosion control, retaining walls, sanitary sewer, stormwater, and wastewater treatment solutions.  To contact one of Contech’s 50 offices or 300 sales and product professionals nationwide, visit or telephone 800-338-1122.