Mapping of Coastal and Marine Habitats in Singapore

Hydrobiology Singapore has been commissioned by the ‘National Parks Board’ (NParks) to map coastal habitats and shoreline types along the coastlines of Singapore. This is a very exciting project which requires the use of both remote sensing satellite imagery and ground truthing efforts to assess and characterise different coastal habitat and shoreline types throughout Singapore.…

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…

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…

NiPERA Workshop

Hydrobiology contributed to the NiPERA Workshop on Advances in Risk Assessment Tools with Relevance to Tropical Southeast Asia and Melanesia (SEAM), held in Singapore this week.  The workshop was a wrap up of a 5 year research program into nickel bioavailability and ecotoxicity in the SEAM region.    Hydrobiology was responsible for collating water, sediment and soil…

Continued growth

Hydrobiology is happy to announce that we continue to grow across all facets of our business with two additions to the  team. Manjeeti is an experienced environmental scientist with experience in water quality analysis, habitat mapping as well as marine impact assessments and legal compliance. James is a senior scientist with experience in both freshwater…

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…

Tea with the Governor

We recently found ourselves in the magnificent grounds of Government House, the Brisbane residence of the Governor of Queensland.  No we didn’t climb over the wall nor were hired to cut the grass – but were invited to afternoon tea if you please, along with the other outstanding winners and finalists of the 2018 Queensland…

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…

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…