Welcome to Hydrobiology

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 the areas of risk assessment, impact assessment, hydrology, ecotoxicology, freshwater and marine ecology, river mechanics, water quality, 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.

Australian Water Quality Guidelines

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

Hydrobiology attends AMSA Marine Snapchat event at Murdoch University

Hydrobiology recently attended the Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA) Snapchat event hosted by Murdoch University. This was a fantastic format with speakers delivering 1 minute “Snapchats” about their work. Longer key-note talks were given about an extensive sea-dragon identification project and a fascinating insight into coral spawning connectivity in the Kimberley. Hydrobiology spoke (briefly) about…

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Hydrobiology attends briefing & snorkel on the Coogee Maritime Trail

Hydrobiology attended a morning briefing and snorkel on the ‘Coogee Maritime Trail’ which was organised by The PIANC WA Chapter, Subcon and the City of Cockburn. The trail applies Subcon’s Integrated Artificial Reef concept to Coastal Developments. It demonstrates how owners of coastal infrastructure can create facilities that promote community wellbeing and cohesion, integrate into the natural environment and promote fisheries…

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A New Zealand Geomorphology First!

A New Zealand Geomorphology first! Hydrobiology, together with AerialSmiths Surveying New Zealand and the University of Auckland, have published a River Styles Assessment for the Waikato Regional Council. The report assesses the unique geomorphological character and behaviour found within the Waipā River Catchment and presents a catchment-scale geomorphic sensitivity analysis. Authored by Will Marson, Hydrobiology’s…

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International Day of Women and Girls In Science

Happy ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’! Hydrobiology is proud to have a 50% female workforce of women from a diversity of backgrounds including Singapore, France, Brazil, Mauritius, Vietnam, Philippines, New Zealand, UK and Australia. We are Ecologists, Geomorphologists, Ecotoxicologists and Environmental Chemists, just to name a few, and have contributed to cutting-edge…

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