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…

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2019 Minist​er’s Award for Urban Design

The 2019 Minister’s Award for Urban Design recognises contemporary Queensland urban design projects of the highest quality and encourages cities, towns and communities across Queensland to strive for best practice in all projects. The awards were recently held and the jury recommended one award and two commendations. The Oxley Creek Transformation Master Plan was one of two…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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