Welcome to Hydrobiology- Environmental Consulting

Hydrobiology is an Environmental Consulting Company offering integrated services in the physical, biological and chemical processes of environmental systems with a particular emphasis on the aquatic environment.

We have key technical strengths in environmental consulting, in the areas of risk assessment, ecology and impact assessment, hydrology, ecotoxicology, freshwater and marine ecology, coasts and ports, river mechanics, water quality, land and water, environmental geochemistry and contaminated sediment management.

Hydrobiology’s focus is technical excellence and high level scientific expertise delivered within a commercial framework. We are able to provide our clients with the best possible understanding of environmental risk for their environmental and impact management needs. View our Capability Statement here!

Australian Water Quality Guidelines

We are currently working on major revisions to the ANZECC guidelines. Contact us for more details.

Hydrobiology Keynote Presentation at the ‘IECA Australasia & Stormwater QLD 2023 Conference

Hydrobiology’s Land and Water Management Lead, Dr Ben Pearson, provided 1 of 2 Keynote Presentations for the recent International Erosion Control Association – Australasia (IECA) and Stormwater Queensland conference in Noosa. Ben spoke on the ‘Room for the River’ concept, specifically focussing on its interrelationship with geomorphic principles, and using case studies where we could…

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Mapping Complex Benthic Habitats!

Biodiversity in or on the seabed can be characterised by ecologically important benthic communities and habitats (BCH). BCH can consist of superficial taxa such as photosynthetic seagrasses, algae and corals as well as subsurface critters like worms and molluscs that generate their energy from consuming organic matter and other organisms.  Through an extensive portfolio of…

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Hydrobiology WA- New Groundwater Capability!

Hydrobiology recently expanded its capabilities to conduct ground water dating in the remote eastern Pilbara by sampling numerous artesian and deep bores. This was conducted in partnership with Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) who will use various isotope dating techniques to identify the age of the water in the regional aquifers. The 14…

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