Ditch Assist & Emlid: Ext. 1 | Tile Plows, Pipe, all enquiries: Ext. 5

Northern Plains Drainage Systems

Tile Drainage Equipment, Emlid GNSS, Municipal Drainage

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Ext. 1 for Emlid Products

Ext. 5 for Tile Drainage Equipment, Pipe, and all other enquiries

What We Do

Tile Drainage Equipment

Your trusted source for tile drainage equipment in western Canada. Our expertise and experience sets us apart as the leading supplier for farmer self installers.

Emlid Reach RS3 RTK

RTK GPS/GNSS receiver with tilt compensation. Affordable survey grade precision for precision agriculture, municipal, and construction applications.

Municipal Drainage

Manitoba’s most trusted supplier of municipal ditch and culvert drainage surveying and plotting. Our work is highly respected and meets al standards specified by Manitoba Water Stewardship.

Ditch Assist by Northern Plains Drainage Systems

Ditch Assist™ and Ditch Assist X™

We’re also the creators of Ditch Assist™ and Ditch Assist X™

Ditch Assist is the complete solution for automated machine control for ditching, land leveling, 3D land forming, and simple tiling. 

Ditch Assist X keeps you on grade when digging with a backhoe or excavator.

Tile Drainage Equipment

Because they aren’t making any more land

If maximizing yields and reducing in-field variability caused by excess moisture makes sense to you, then you should consider tile drainage.

Imagine not having to farm around waterlogged areas or lose crops to flooding. That’s what tile drainage can do for you. It’s not just about higher yields – it’s about reclaiming those problem areas and getting consistent results year after year. Many farmers see their investment in tiling equipment pay off in just one wet season!

Why Tile Yourself?

Forget the frustration of finding contractors for smaller tile jobs.  What if you only want to target your problem areas? Own your tiling equipment and choose where and when to improve your land – it’s a great investment in your farm’s future. Owning your equipment puts you in control – tile when and where you need it, without relying on contractors.

Soil-Max Tile Plows. ADS Pipe. Training & Support.

We started tiling in 2010, and started selling plows the next year. We could have chosen any plow to sell. We felt then, as we still do today, that the Soil-Max Stealth ZD plow is the best ‘farmer-owned’ plow on the market. It is simple to use (we’ll set it up and teach you how to run it in a couple of hours), and places tiles as accurately as a contractor plow

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We supply pipe to most of the self-installers in western Canada as well as farmers with one-off projects. Just call us with your requirements and we’ll handle the rest. Whether your project is big or small we’ll help you determine the right materials for your project, and get it delivered where you need it when you need it there

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Helping our clients succeed helps us succeed. We have been working in agricultural drainage and water management since 2008, and have consulted on hundreds of projects over hundreds of thousands of acres. We provide training, consulting, and support to help you succeed with your tile and surface drainage projects.

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Emlid Reach RS3 RTK GNSS

RTK GNSS receiver with tilt compensation

Survey grade precision for precision agriculture and beyond

Our goal is to make precision farming affordable. Get the survey-grade accuracy you need for machine control and field work with the Emlid Reach RS3 – a powerful RTK solution that’s easy on your budget. Stop overpaying for accuracy – this versatile system tackles everything from machine control to precise field layout.

Municipal Ditch & Culvert Surveys and Plotting for Drainage Licensing

We have been providing these survey and plotting services to Manitoba municipalities since 2011, and have surveyed more than a thousand miles of ditches. Our data collection and data processing workflows are streamlined, a result of what we’ve learned through experience. The products we deliver to our clients are highly valued by those using them to implement the drainage works.