Water resources: supply & management
The future of water security is a global challenge and one that is no more acutely felt than in Australia.
With an increasing dependence on groundwater to supply towns and regions with water in Australia, it’s never been more important to understand the intricacies of sourcing and managing your water resources to ensure sustainability for the long term.
From supporting individuals on bore site selection through to multiple-bore drilling programs for government departments, our specialist team has a range of groundwater expertise to support your water resources. We have extensive experience evaluating, developing and managing groundwater supplies for government, agriculture, towns and mines throughout the Australasian region.
We take care of every stage of your project to build your quality, sustainable water resource for now and the future.
Our experience includes evaluating, developing and managing groundwater supplies for government, agriculture, towns and mines throughout the Australasian region. We’ve helped ensure safe and sustainable water supplies for communities from inland areas to the coast.
Understanding the state policies and frameworks that determine groundwater rights, entitlements and allocations is important for landholders and proponents of major projects. At AGE, we provide experienced and reliable advice to help understand these rules in the context of a development activity.
With an up-to-date understanding of state policies and frameworks that determine groundwater rights, entitlements and allocations, our team will help you navigate government legislation and provide reliable advice to support your project.
We regularly assist government departments with high-level management of regional water resources. Balancing the competing needs of water users and industries with the needs of the environment while ensuring alignment with licensing and legislative frameworks.
With the largest groundwater modelling consulting team in Australia, our expert modellers support you through assessment and confirmation of the sustainability of your proposed new extraction.
We have assisted numerous pastoral and agricultural clients in finding the best location and design of production bores and their design. We work with you to ensure bore designs are completed in accordance with national and state guidelines and are appropriate for your pumping and infrastructure requirements. For existing bores, we have considerable experience in working with local drilling and pumping contractors to troubleshoot construction or drilling issues.
We help you find your supply locations and navigate approvals for extraction. We also help you through the process of building your infrastructure, testing your bores for yield and quality, and monitoring over time to ensure sustainability, even in times of drought.
We’re specialists in end-to-end groundwater services. View all our projects to see the diversity of expertise that can support you to build a quality, sustainable water resource for now and the future.View all
The Eastern Leases project was a proposed open cut manganese mine located on Groote Eylandt, in the Northern Territory. The project was unique due to the cultural and spiritual significance associated with surface water features. We were engaged to conduct a groundwater impact assessment, with field services and modelling, to form part of the project’s Environmental Impact Statement.Read more
Our team’s expertise is in groundwater modelling, field services, approvals and licensing, resources, expert advisory, and hydrogeochemistry. Learn more about our services by clicking the link below.