Natural Resources

By: Aquaterra  05/12/2011
Keywords: Risk Management, asset management, Climate Change

Our capabilities cover catchment management, salinity interception/ remediation schemes, water use efficiency and water management policy development for the private and government sectors. Our services include:
Water Policy and Strategies
Strategic planning and analysis
Evidence-based policy
International benchmarking and policy reviews
Project and programme facilitation
Catchment management plans
Integrated Water Management
Integrated water resource management
Basin and catchment management and modelling
Integrated resource and quality modelling
Carbon, social and environmental costs
Demand management, metering and leakage studies
Water Accounting
Landscape and water use change analysis
Water trade analysis and impacts
Climate change scenario modelling
Risk Management and Options Appraisal
Decision support and options appraisal
Risk and compliance auditing
Cost Optimisation - investment and operational
Water Allocation Planning
Drought frequency and severity analysis
Sustainable yield and resource assessments
Environmental water management
Water allocation planning
In-river requirements
Demand forecasting
Groundwater Investigations
Borehole, wellfield design, construction and asset management
Water quality and salt interception studies
Aquifer injection and recovery
Catchment and borehole protection zones
Data collection and analysis
Monitoring network optimisation
Monitoring and evaluation plans, and
compliance reporting
Independent Review
Model reviews/audits
Multi-disciplinary reviews
Expert witness
Groundwater and Surface Water Modelling
2D and 3D numerical models; flow and solute transport
Conceptualisation and water balances
Surface-groundwater interaction and floodplain processes
In-stream and groundwater dependent ecosystem evaluations

Some of our major clients include:

Environment Agency (UK) State Government water agencies (all States in Australia)
Murray-Darling Basin Commission (Australia)  TimberCorp
Catchment Authorities (all States in Australia) CSIRO Land and Water (Australia)

Keywords: asset management, Climate Change, Compliance Auditing, demand forecasting, groundwater, Groundwater And Surface Water, Groundwater investigations, Management Plans, modelling, Monitoring and Evaluation, Network Optimisation, resource management, Risk And Compliance, Risk Management, Water Balances, water management, Water Modelling, Water Policy, water quality, Water Resource, Water Resource Management,

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We combine these skills with our broad international experience to provide the following expert services to the mining, natural resources, water industry, oil and gas and infrastructure sectors. We maintain industry leading in-house skills in hydrogeology, groundwater and surface water modelling, civil engineering and environmental sciences.



Water Systems Engineering Surface water storage design Reticulation system design Bore design optimisation Injection and recovery bores Construction supervision. We offer a full range of water resources development and environmental management services for all sections of the mining industry internationally.


Water Industry

Ground/Surface Water Modelling 2D and 3D numerical models Flow and solute transport Conceptualisation and water balances Surface/groundwater interaction and floodplain processes In-river needs and groundwater dependent ecosystem analysis. RPS Aquaterra provides water source augmentation, environmental impact assessments, asset management and demand management programmes for water companies in the UK.