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November 5, 2019

The Crescent is a new mixed-use neighborhood with 2,300 residences; several parking garages; a 250-room hotel; 1.475 million square feet of office space; 313,000 square feet of retail and 225,000 square feet of civic and cultural uses spread throughout four development...

May 17, 2019

Constructed started in 1863 with a $300,000 loan by Baltimore City to construct a billion gallon reservoir to provide suitable drinking water.  Completed in 1871, the dam supported a reservoir that was 750 feet long with a width of 600 feet at the base tapering to 60 f...

March 30, 2018

This project provides the Silver Spring community with a new library located within the Central Business District (CBD). The new library is approximately 90,000 gross SF in size and is intended to meet the unique requirements of an increasingly urban, ethnically and cu...

March 30, 2018

Buckeye Lake Dam is a state-owned structure located within Buckeye Lake State Parkland. This Class I high-hazard dam was constructed between 1825 to 1832 as an earthen embankment and measures approximately 4.1 miles long and supports recreational uses such as fishing a...

March 29, 2018

The Enhanced Nitrogen Removal Expansion is part of the $3.2 billion ten-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP).  This $270+ million and 6-year DC Water facility expansion will reduce the amount of nitrogen in effluent to meet the new U.S. EPA and Chesapeake Bay Program...

March 26, 2018

 Difficult site access can be a nightmare for conventional truck and rubber-tire ATV mounted drill rigs. However, Balter has recently acquired a low impact, track mounted drill rig that can make even some of the most challenging terrain types accessible. Easy accessibi...

March 26, 2018

Significant progress is being made with the construction of the Neabsco Creek portion of the Potamac Heritage National Scenic Trail. Timber piles are being installed using a "Top-Down" construction method in order to minimize wetland disturbance.  To date, approximatel...

March 26, 2018

As part of the G-100 Sewer Repair project in Washington D.C., several manholes were lined with cementitious materials to prevent inflow and infiltration which was costing millions of dollars a year in extra water treatment. As part of this repair process, Balter tested...

March 26, 2018

In Coastal Plain Deposits such as those found in Anne Arundel County, iron from siderite can be leeched out by groundwater movements and form isolated concretions, or areas of cemented sands. 

March 26, 2018

Sometimes we have to drill in the snow, rain, or other forms of inclement weather.  An unexpected late March snowstorm was no match for our new tracked drill rig.  Pictured below is Dennis Strawderman who has been with Balter over 40 years.

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