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.

New Appointments

Hydrobiology is pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members.  Michelle Hobbs has joined our Ecology and Biodiversity team as a Professional Scientist and provides valuable experience in ecology, Aboriginal stakeholder engagement, and water quality policy.  Jacqueline Tham has joined our Singapore office as a Project Manager and brings significant knowledge of South-East…

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Fishing in the Fitzroy

Hydrobiology was recently commissioned to undertake an aquatic ecology baseline and impact assessment in Central Queensland. The sampling focused on the aquatic biota with sampling methods including the use of an e-fisher, various net types and bait traps to establish the faunal composition of the surveyed waterways and dams. Macroinvertebrates and diatoms were also collected…

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Naoro-Brown Hydropower Survey

Hydrobiology have continued their presence in PNG undertaking the first post-wet seasonal survey for the proposed Naoro-Brown Hydropower Scheme. The collected data will inform the environmental impact statement to protect the aquatic ecosystem and fisheries values within the inundation and downstream areas of the proposed dam.

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