Umwelt’s Hydrogeology group provides expert advice and support across all sectors, including resources, government, defence, agriculture and infrastructure. Our Hydrogeology team can provide a wide range of groundwater services, with experience across Australia.
In collaboration with Umwelts ecology, surface water, operations, planning, archaeology, social, spatial and visualisation disciplines, we can provide clients with a tailored service to meet their requirements.
The Hydrogeology services include:
Conceptual groundwater models and characterisation of groundwater regime
Sustainable groundwater management, policy and guidelines
Water supply investigations
Groundwater compliance reporting and auditing
Peer review and expert advice on groundwater modelling and hydrogeological matters
Groundwater dependent ecosystem (GDE) studies, ecohydrological assessments and management plans
Development of compliance conditions/management plans, including establishment of triggers and TARPs
Groundwater impact assessments, modifications and extraction plans
Mine closure and final void studies, covering risk assessment, targeted fieldwork, numerical modelling and stakeholder engagement
Network reviews, checking bore conditions and testing
Fieldwork, in particular bore installation and sampling for water quality, stygofauna, water levels and hydraulic testing
Numerical groundwater flow modelling (single and multi-phase), solute transport modelling and uncertainty analysis (MODFLOW-USG, MODFLOW-SURFACT, USG Transport, PEST, CMG, PETREL-ECLIPSE)