Mine pit lakes and closure criteria

Hydrobiology has a long history with mine closure projects from designing closure criteria to assessing rehabilitation success. We have recently been working in some far flung and interesting areas such as Suriname (pictured) where mine pit lakes have become an asset to the community. It helps having a tropical climate, high rainfall and favorable geology,…


Small Company, Global Influence

Did you know? Since 2002, Hydrobiology staff have worked on the ground in over 20 countries around the world! We’ve contributed to projects in even more countries These projects span temperate to tropical environments, in marine and freshwater systems Some staff have even undertaken field work in Antarctica and the Arctic in previous roles Our…


Export Awards 2018 Finalists

Hydrobiology is thrilled to be recognised as one of four finalists in the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2018! This recognition from the Queensland Government is on the back of substantial growth in our export sales, particularly the establishment of our Singapore office to better service the Southeast Asian region. We continue to grow and…


Macroinvertebrate Workshop

Hydrobiology’s aquatic scientists Michelle Hobbs and Justin Cutajar recently conducted a biodiversity workshop concerning the importance of macroinvertebrates, their utility as stream indicators and demonstrated their collection, processing and identification. A big thanks to the Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network for organising the workshop and volunteers for such a successful event. Photos provided by CWCN


Continued Growth

Hydrobiology is happy to announce that we continue to grow across all facets of our business.  The Land and Water Management Group has recently expanded their capacity in the hydraulic and hydrological modelling space, with Dr Robynne Chrystal joining last month.  Robynne has a PhD in engineering specialising in ecohydrology and estuarine hydrodynamics. She has…


SETAC Asia-Pacific 2018

This morning, Hydrobiology’s Dr Ross Smith (current SETAC World President) opened the SETAC Asia-Pacific 2018 Conference in Daegu, South Korea. This 3-day international conference brings together scientists, assessors, regulators and managers from government, industry and academia to address the challenges of managing environmental quality in the Asia-Pacific region.