At S3, the very products we sell and solutions we offer are focused on addressing issues of environmental sustainability.

From erosion and sediment control to impervious-to-permeable surface conversion, from trash and pollutant separators to biofiltration systems and water quality devices, we’re in business to help our customers manage stormwater and other issues in compliance with federal EPA, state, and local requirements.

We Understand Environmental Concerns Specific to the Mid-Atlantic Region

An affiliate of Pennsylvania-based LB Water and headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, S3 serves customers throughout the heart of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. We know the issues involved with restricting the levels of nitrogen and phosphorus that end up in the Bay and the importance of protecting our water supply and preserving delicate ecosystems.

Our Turnkey Solutions are Consistent with Best Management Practices for Meeting MS4s and NPDES Permitting Requirements

We partner with leading manufacturers to bring you the best available technologies to manage a variety of stormwater and environmental issues in compliance with the EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) permitting requirements, including:

  • Biofiltration/rain garden systems and other green infrastructure
  • Pretreatment devices
  • Water quality systems
  • Permeable pavement and pavers
  • Perforated CMP and HDPE piping and N-12 pipe
  • Rainwater harvesting cisterns
  • Inlet filters, oil and water separators, and grease traps
  • Manhole trash separators
  • Silt fencing
  • Geogrids and textiles
  • Erosion control blankets and turf reinforcement mats
  • Subsurface retention and detention systems
  • Surface drains
  • High-Flow media
  • And more

We Partner with Contractors to Support the LEED® Green Building Program

Along with our affiliated company, LB Water, S3 works with contractors to implement Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) systems for a wide range of municipal, residential and commercial projects.

LEED promotes a whole-building approach to environmental sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health, including:

  • Sustainable site development
  • Water saving
  • Energy efficiency
  • Material selection
  • Indoor environmental quality

More About the U.S. Green Building Council® and LEED®

LEED® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Green Building Council®. The U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that certifies sustainable businesses, homes, hospitals, schools, and neighborhoods. USGBC is dedicated to expanding green building practices and education, and its LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™.

The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED® green building program is the preeminent program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of high-performance green buildings. Learn more at

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