Hydrobiology at the latest RBMS Seminar

Hydrobiology’s own Dr Andy Markham, recently delivered a featured presentation at ‘The River Basin Management Society’ (RBMS) Seminar held in Brisbane, which included a range of interesting talks from academia, local governments and industry.  Andy’s insightful presentation covered the recovery of the Rio Doce, following a catastrophic sediment impact and other topics surrounding the geomorphological…

Hydrobiology’s recent footprint in China

In the last week of April 2019, Dr Lin Quanhong- Senior Scientist for Marine and Coastal Sciences, from our Hydrobiology Singapore office attended a 3-day business mission trip, with those from Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Water Association and Sembcorp Industries Ltd to visit the local water industry, located in Nanjing. The visit commenced on the first…

The Crystal Ball – A timeless Tool of the Trade

Hydrobiology recently came across a ‘Campbell-Stokes Sunshine Recorder’ located at one of our Client’s weather station sites. A device which is not so commonly used these days, although great to see; the Campbell-Stokes Sunshine Recorder was designed over a century and a half ago! These intriguing devices record daily sunshine hours, by focusing sunlight on a…

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…