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.

Attending the 9ASM conference

Hydrobiology is attending the 9ASM conference in Hobart this week! Ben Pearson presented some of the work and challenges associated with the transformation of Oxley Creek and restoration strategies this morning. Still to come is Marie Bigot’s presentation on the derivation of site-specific water quality guideline values using modelling tools on Wednesday.  

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Singapore office update

Hydrobiology has opened its doors in Singapore to provide more local support to our southeast Asia clients. Jacqueline Tham has taken the role of Singapore representative and regional project manager. Working with Andy, Simon and Ross, she is helping to expand our network in the region to provide better, more immediate support to our existing…

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R&D and research collaboration

In collaboration with the Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist (eriss), Supervising Scientist Branch, Department of the Environment and Energy.  Hydrobiology R&D team investigated whether Cu and Ni measured by the Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) technique are equivalent to the bioavailable concentration of Cu and Ni that causes toxicity to a local…

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