A Walk in the Park

Brent Petring Blog, Stormwater

Project Lifecycle Day 1: A kind of calm excitement frames Mayfair Park in Lakewood, California, as workers install the first of many precast concrete structures making up a massive Jensen Detention Reservoir for the Lakewood Stormwater and Runoff Capture Project. “We had a very successful first day due to the proper subgrade preparation by the contractor, Sukut Construction, and their attention to the details involved in the delivery of Jensen Precast segments for precise timing of installation,” says Jay DeVries, Jensen Precast Outside Sales Representative. “We’re moving right along really well.” Manufactured by the Jensen Precast branch in Fontana, California, …

Fast Tracking Culvert Casting

Tom Morales Blog, Precast

As Southern California continues to undergo an infrastructure building boom, the demand for precast concrete culverts often outpaces manufacturing deliverables. While consistently producing high quality concrete calls for detailed oversight by expert precasters, augmenting the process with automation can accelerate output and enhance methods.  The Jensen Precast Fontana Branch recently added a state of the art BFS Jumbo system to the mix to boost its production of box culvert. The investment jettisons the branch to the leading edge of the industry.  “With our box culvert products we needed to increase output to fulfill a growing number of customer orders,” says Tyler Haack, General Manager of the Jensen Precast Fontana Branch. “Our customers use box culvert for everything from transportation infrastructure to underground storage to stormwater management. We needed a bold solution to drive manufacturing to …

Stormwater Treatment Systems Case Study

Case Study: Stormwater Pretreatment Capture Facility in Southern California

Joe Peterson Blog, Case Studies, Stormwater Leave a Comment

Los Cerritos Channel Sub-Basin 4 Stormwater Capture Facility Long Beach Airport, California, May 2018 Dry weather runoff and first flush stormwater flows pollute a Southern California watershed. Affected cities collaborate on a comprehensive stormwater management solution provided by Jensen Stormwater Systems. The 17,771-acre Los Cerritos Channel Freshwater Watershed in Southern California showed exceedances of the total maximum daily load (TMDL) limits established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for total suspended solids (TSS) and several heavy metals. This urbanized, commercial, and industrial watershed is generating these pollutants in both dry weather runoff and first flush stormwater flows. Seven cities in the watershed were …

Jensen Acquires Brooks Products

Jensen Precast Acquires Brooks Products

Nicholas Drake Blog

Jensen Precast, a leading provider of engineered infrastructure solutions, has acquired Brooks Products, a private manufacturer of precast concrete underground enclosures with facilities in Portland, Oregon, and Ontario, California. The acquisition enables Jensen Precast to provide its customers with an expanded product line and expedited service for a variety of growing underground infrastructure needs. The addition of the Portland facility extends market opportunities for Jensen Precast into Oregon, the newest state in which the company operates manufacturing plants. Adding the Ontario location gives Jensen Precast a robust will call service for Southern California customers seeking walk in purchases. Along with …

Jensen Precast Enters Oregon, Expands Offerings through Brooks Deal

Josephine Smith Blog

News Provided By: ConcreteProducts.com Published: Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:26 Written by Josephine Smith A key source of engineered concrete infrastructure solutions for West Coast markets, Jensen Precast has acquired underground structure specialist Brooks Products, operating Portland, Ore., and Ontario, Calif., plants. The deal marks an Oregon entry for Jensen Precast and enables it to provide an expanded product line and expedited service for a variety of infrastructure conditions. The Ontario location, moreover, affords Jensen Precast a robust will call service for southern California customers seeking walk-in purchases. Brooks Products offers precast concrete catch basins, sectional vaults, parking bumpers, splash …