Water

The sustainable management of our water resources presents an increasing challenge and arguably requires greater focus than any other natural resource.

Aurecon understands the economic, technical, institutional and social aspects of providing water and related services and the need for integrated, multi-disciplinary solutions that encompass the range of issues that impact on meeting the developmental needs of society as well as on our clients’ business operations. Our diverse skill base and expert teams combine innovative thinking with constructive project delivery models to deliver cost-effective solutions for clients.

Our comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the water sector encompasses surface and groundwater management, infrastructure provision, and water and sewage utility services, industry standards and technologies, as well as best engineering practices.

Aurecon’s clients include public sector and parastatal entities that deliver the planning, implementation, operation and management of bulk water resources and bulk distribution, treatment and disposal infrastructure as well as other public and private entities from within the energy, transport, community development, resources and property sectors.

Aurecon offers integrated water solutions that address every element of the water cycle. Our services cover feasibility studies, planning, design, project management, construction and asset management phase services as well as operational optimisation across a wide range of disciplines including: 

  • Bulk water and dams   
  • Flood mapping and coastal engineering
  • Integrated water cycle management and water sensitive urban design
  • Pipelines and pumping systems
  • Sustainable water system design and management
  • Environmental management, audits and impact assessments
  • Waterways and irrigation
  • Water and wastewater advanced treatment
  • Odour management and control
  • Water supply and sewerage planning and management.

 Our key specialisations include: 

  • Water supply and wastewater
    Domestic and industrial water and wastewater, distribution, tunnels, pipelines, treatment, desalination, reuse.
  • Water resources, irrigation and dams                 
    Bulk supply and irrigation headworks, dams, weirs, storages, surface water and groundwater resource planning.
  • Waterways and drainage
    Urban drainage systems, river and creek networks, hydrologic analysis, flood management, habitats.
  • Coastal
    Marine, coastal, estuarine environments, impact assessment, climate change, sediment and erosion control.
  • Water science
    River health, water quality and environmental flows, catchment  management, salinity, fluvial geomorphology.
  • Policy
    Strategic planning and policy advice on all aspects of integrated water management to federal, state and local governments.
  • Engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM)
    Site supervision, commissioning, construction services and management.