UPDATE YOUR GPS: USING TIME (OR DATE)

In preparation for upcoming fieldwork, Hydrobiology have been busy updating the firmware on our fleet of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices. On the 6th of April 2019 the world awaited what could have been the Y2K Bug of this generation. Although, what is the issue and why should we all be updating our handheld devices?…

eDNA sampling

Hydrobiology has adopted environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling for a number of projects in recent years. We are currently undertaking eDNA sampling in Brazil using our purpose-made Smith-Root backpack. A few litres of water provide enough information to determine resident fish species via the latest trace DNA testing methods. This quick tool informs biomonitoring programs and is…

Hydrobiology is now an approved Member of Singapore Water Association

Hydrobiology was recently approved as a member of Singapore Water Association (SWA).  Having more than 250 members, SWA is a dynamic collaboration among government sectors, institutions, consultants, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers, who are the important players in Singapore’s growing water industry. Never defining itself only within the “red dot”, SWA has established a collaborative network…

bizSAFE Level 3

Hydrobiology Singapore has attained bizSAFE Level 3 certification! Hydrobiology takes a serious view on workplace health and safety and by attaining bizSAFE Level 3, we are being recognized by the Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC) of our safety efforts and achievement in Risk Management and WSH Management System. We hope this will give our clients a…

The Search for Solutions

Hydrobiology’s Green Fund encourages the use of sustainable transport. Having shown support for The Great Barrier Reef Legacy, it is great to see their expeditions bear fruit with the release of “Search For Solutions”! Check out the expedition video which showcases the state of the Great Barrier Reef, from inshore “coral graveyards” to large-scale coral…

Electrofishing Seminar

Hydrobiology environmental scientists recently participated in a Smith-Root electrofishing training seminar in Narrandera, NSW. The course included hands on practical field sessions and classroom-based theory and safety workshops. This seminar was a great opportunity to ensure Hydrobiology continues to undertake safe electrofishing in line with global best practice.

Singapore Office has moved

Our Singapore office has moved into the Singapore Water Exchange, part of a brand new initiative of the Public Utilities Board (PUB). The Singapore Water Exchange brings together water experts in an integrated workspace in a conducive environment for water companies to operate and collaborate. We are located near Jurong Lake District – Singapore’s second…

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,…

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…

Asia Pacific Deep Sea Mining 2018

Hydrobiology is proud to be a sponsor at the 8th Annual Asia Deep Sea Mining Summit 2018! This summit brings together a diverse array of solution providers, prospective deep sea miners and members of the scientific community. We look forward to meeting everyone, building new relationships helping develop new ideas on framework agreements and environmental…