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’s Drone / UAV Capabilities

Hydrobiology has integrated drone imagery and data to complement and enhance field studies since 2017. In April, our Western Australia office was awarded the CASA Remotely Piloted Aircraft Operator’s Certificate. We are happy to offer existing and new clients our UAV-generated high resolution RTK-fixed georeferenced 3D Models, point clouds, Digital Surface Models (DSMs), 2D orthomosaics…

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Hydrobiology attends Subsea Energy Australia Forum 2023

Dr. Sander Scheffers of Hydrobiology delivered a compelling presentation at the Subsea Energy Australia Forum last Thursday, shedding light on the decommissioning potential within the offshore industry. He emphasized the crucial role of regulatory frameworks, notably NOPSEMA, in guiding responsible decommissioning practices. Dr. Scheffers advocated for Nature-Based Solutions (NbS) as a sustainable and biodiversity enhancing…

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Hydrobiology’s Offshore Renewables Capability

Hydrobiology welcomes last week’s announcement from Minister Chris Bowen, with public consultations due to open for the remaining two proposed offshore renewables areas by the end of 2023. With a potential declaration by mid-2024 for the Perth-Bunbury area (Whadjuk, Pindjarup and Wardandi sea country), our local knowledge can help deliver the best environmental outcome for…

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