FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * JONES ROSS M 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. [ WMS ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)
C/O ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC., 4640 TRUEMAN BOULEVARD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
7/21/2022
(Street)
HILLIARD, OH 43026
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  7/21/2022    A    2453  A $0.00  30441  D   
Common Stock                 5096521  I  See Footnote (1)(2)
Common Stock                 47996  I  Berkshire Investors III LLC (3)
Common Stock                 46580  I  Berkshire Investors IV LLC (4)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents shares held directly or indirectly by Berkshire Fund IX, L.P. ("BF IX"), Berkshire Fund IX-A, L.P. ("BF IX-A"), Stockbridge Fund, L.P. ("SF") and certain other accounts. Ninth Berkshire Associates LLC ("9BA") is the general partner of BF IX and BF IX-A, and Stockbridge Associates LLC ("SA") is the general partner of SF. Berkshire Partners LLC ("BP") is the investment adviser to BF IX and BF IX-A, and Stockbridge Partners LLC ("SP") is the investment adviser to SF and such certain other accounts. Berkshire Partners Holdings LLC ("BPH") is the general partner of BPSP, L.P. ("BPSP"), which is the managing member of BP and SP.
(2)  (continued from Footnote 1) The Reporting Person is a managing member of BPH, BPSP, BP, SP, 9BA and SA. By virtue of the relationships described in the preceding sentences, the Reporting Person may be deemed to share beneficial ownership with respect to the shares of common stock held by BF IX, BF IX-A, SF and such other accounts. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of these securities in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership of the reported securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
(3)  Represents shares held by Berkshire Investors III LLC ("BI III"). The Reporting Person is a managing member of BI III. By virtue of the relationship described in the preceding sentence, the Reporting Person may be deemed to share beneficial ownership with respect to the shares of common stock held by BI III. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by BI III, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of these securities in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership of the reported securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
(4)  Represents shares held by Berkshire Investors IV LLC ("BI IV"). The Reporting Person is a managing member of BI IV. By virtue of the relationship described in the preceding sentence, the Reporting Person may be deemed to share beneficial ownership with respect to the shares of common stock held by BI IV. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by BI IV, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of these securities in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership of the reported securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
JONES ROSS M
C/O ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC.
4640 TRUEMAN BOULEVARD
HILLIARD, OH 43026
X



Signatures
/s/ Ross M. Jones, by Scott A. Cottrill as attorney-in-fact 7/25/2022
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

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