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IAA Geosynthetics Project Top Winner

Hallaton Wins IFAI International Achievement Award for Druid Hill Reservoir Project

Hallaton Environmental Linings has been awarded with IFAI’s (Industrial Fabrics Association International) 2019 International Achievement Awards (IAA) in the Geosynthetic Miscellaneous Category for the Druid Hill Reservoir – Temporary Lined Stone Cofferdam project.

Best in Geosynthetic Projects

In the IAA category of Geosynthetics Projects, our Druid Hill Reservoir project was recognized as the Top Winner in this category and was awarded the Award of Excellence and Best in Category.

The Druid Hill project was chosen the Top Winner from a total of six entries vying for award recognition in the Geosynthetics Projects category. Hallaton was recognized within the sub-category of Geosynthetic Miscellaneous, which was part of the Geosynthetic Projects overall category.

IFAI Award of Excellence

Scott Brinkerhoff, VP of Hallaton, accepted the award on behalf of Hallaton at the IFAI Expo on October 3, 2019, in Orlando, FL.

Award-Winning Project: Druid Hill Reservoir Temporary Lined Cofferdam

Hallaton performed the geosynthetics installation portion of a temporary stone cofferdam at the Druid Hill Reservoir. Hallaton’s crew installed an XR-3 Potable Water Grade Geomembrane on one side of a stone cofferdam inside of a 55-acre active drinking water reservoir. The lined cofferdam was a critical component of an overall $164-million-dollar, 5-year project to upgrade the drinking water system which provides Baltimore area citizens with safe drinking water. Read more about the Druid Hill Reservoir Temporary Lined Cofferdam project.

Hallaton IAGI Award of Excellence

Hallaton Awarded with IAGI Award of Excellence for Druid Hill Reservoir Project

Hallaton Environmental Linings has been awarded with IAGI’s (International Association of Geosynthetic Installers) Award of Excellence at Geosynthetics Conference 2019 in Houston, TX, for the Druid Hill Reservoir Temporary Lined Cofferdam project located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Award-Winning Project: Druid Hill Reservoir Temporary Lined Cofferdam

Hallaton performed the geosynthetics installation portion of a temporary stone cofferdam at the Druid Hill Reservoir. Hallaton’s crew installed an XR-3 Potable Water Grade Geomembrane on one side of a stone cofferdam inside of a 55-acre active drinking water reservoir. The lined cofferdam was a critical component of an overall $164-million-dollar, 5-year project to upgrade the drinking water system which provides Baltimore area citizens with safe drinking water. Read more about the Druid Hill Reservoir Temporary Lined Cofferdam project.

IAGI Award of Excellence acceptance

Visit Hallaton at Booth 217

While you’re at Geosynthetics Conference 2019, stop by Booth 217 to learn more about this award-winning project and for any geosynthetic installation needs you may have.

Hallaton Wins National Waste & Recycling Association 2018 MD Chapter Golf Tournament

If you see a Hallaton crew at a golf course, it might be because we’re installing liner for their ornamental pond. But when it comes time for the NWRA annual golf tournament, we’re out there hitting the irons—and trying to avoid those ponds.

Golf Tournament Winners

For the first time, out of the many years that we’ve played in this event, Hallaton’s team won the tournament with a score of -14. Our winning team has the honor of displaying the event trophy at our office for the year. Continue reading

Hallaton Attends WASTECON 2018

Hallaton representatives Courtney McGee and Mike Joslin attended WASTECON 2018, which was held in Nashville, TN from August 20–23, 2018. This annual conference provided wonderful opportunities for networking and learning the latest in the industry.

Check out the WASTECON 2018 highlight reel:

Hallaton Office Flooded

The rains came down…they kept coming…and our office flooded—with 3 feet of water.

Our office is located in Sparks, Maryland, right next to the Gunpowder Falls State Park. Heavy rain fell steadily over several days, and it caused the water level in the Gunpowder Falls to rise more than 15 feet higher than usual. On Wednesday, July 25th, our office flooded in a matter of minutes. Continue reading

Hallaton Attends National Waste & Recycling Association 2018 MD Chapter Crab Feast

Protecting the Bay and enjoying steamed crabs—it’s the Maryland thing to do.

As an environmental lining company based in Sparks, Maryland, we are proud to help protect the Chesapeake Bay—and pleased to eat the local crabs that come from those very waters.

As a member of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), our team attended their annual Maryland Chapter Crab Feast on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. This event at Harris Crab House in Grasonville, MD, provided a delicious meet-and-greet opportunity. Continue reading

Hallaton Attends Environmental Show of the South 2018

Hallaton Environmental Linings attended the 47th annual Environmental Show of the South, held May 16–18, 2018, in Chattanooga, TN.

High-Quality Training

As a leader in environmental business, Hallaton is committed to staying up-to-date on industry trends and developments. Environmental Show of the South provided an opportunity for high-quality training, since it is the largest and most comprehensive environmental conference and tradeshow in the region. The planners for this year’s event expected over 1200 attendees and at least 165 exhibitors. Continue reading

Hallaton 25 year anniversary

Hallaton Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Hallaton, Inc. has reached a business milestone in 2018. Hallaton Environmental Linings will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary in business and has earned its reputation as one of the most experienced and respected geosynthetics installation companies in the country.

25 Years of Growth

In November of 1993, Todd Harman, Founder and President of Hallaton, formed his company to compete in the geosynthetics supply and installation business. Over the past 25 years, Hallaton has grown from a company of ten employees and one liner installation crew in 1993, into a company which currently has 125 employees, 9-10 geosynthetics installation crews, and two office locations. Continue reading

Hallaton Technicians Have 100% Pass Rate for CWT Testing

Best-Trained Liner Installation Technicians

Hallaton Environmental Linings of Sparks, Maryland, has an ongoing commitment to provide the best-trained liner installation technicians within the geosynthetics installation industry. This is evident based on the most recent results our technicians received as part of IAGI’s Certified Welding Technician (CWT) Program. Continue reading