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Groundwater Supply APY Lands

The APY Lands are a remote area of South Australia where communities rely on groundwater as a main source of water supply.  To increase the supply capacity for the communities a number of...  Read more

River Murray Floodplain Salt Mobilisation and Salinity Exceedances at Morgan

AWE prepared a detailed analysis of River Murray floodplain salt mobilisation and salinity exceedances at Morgan for MDBA.  This study was commissioned to understand the processes and risks of post flood salt mobilisation...  Read more

Groundwater Management & Environmental Investigations Leigh Creek

Leigh Creek Operations (LCK) proposes to turn deeply buried coal into a methane gas energy source.  LCK is planning to construct and operate, for a period of up to 90 days, an In-Situ...  Read more

Leigh Creek Dewatering Investigations

AWE was engaged by Alinta Energy to assist with groundwater management and dewatering at the Leigh Creek Coal Mine.  This involved the review of available hydrogeological data to gain a better understanding of...  Read more

Road Drainage Design – Tiwi Islands

AWE were engaged to provide the road drainage design for an upgrade to 85 km of main roads on the Tiwi Islands.  The drainage assessment included the hydrological analysis of a range of...  Read more

Festival Plaza Groundwater Assessment & Concept Design

The proposed re-development of the Festival Plaza Complex includes construction and excavation activities that require dewatering and control of groundwater inflow.  AWE conducted a groundwater assessment for the site using existing datasets to...  Read more

Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) at Langhorne Creek

Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) is a technique that allows the storage of good quality water in an aquifer, when it’s available, that can then be accessed at a later time for irrigation.  Severe...  Read more

Pike Salt Interception Scheme (SIS)

The Pike Salt Interception Scheme is located adjacent the Pike River near Renmark in the South Australian Riverland.  This borefield intercepts the saline groundwater flux from mounds which have developed beneath the Pike...  Read more

Murtho Climate Sequence Model

The Murtho Salt Interception Scheme (SIS)  is located adjacent the River Murray, north of Renmark in the South Australian Riverland.  As part of the design process for the scheme, AWE developed a numerical...  Read more

South Australian Riverland Floodplain Integrated Infrastructure Program (SARFIIP)

The SARFIIP program aims to develop floodplain infrastructure that will address the continuing decline in ecosystem health and deliver improved ecological outcomes for floodplains along the Lower River Murray in South Australia.  The...  Read more

River Murray Salinity Management

Salt Interception Schemes (SIS) form a key component of managing salinity within the River Murray. The construction of the schemes began in the late 1980s in response to increasing salinities in the River...  Read more

Eudunda & Burra Integrated Water Management Plan

AWE was engaged by the Goyder Regional Council to develop an Integrated Waste Management Plan for Burra and Eudunda. The aim of the IWMP was to sustainably manage all water resources that are...  Read more

Michael Perry Reserve

Australian Water Environments completed a Stormwater Industry Association award winning rehabilitation project for Second Creek at Michael Perry Reserve in the City of Burnside. The project resulted in improved bed and bank stability,...  Read more

Gleeson Wetland

Clare and Gilbert Valley Council engaged AWE to develop a landscape and stormwater reuse plan to transform an old waste water effluent lagoon into an urban wetland.  Responsibilities included hydrological, hydraulic and water...  Read more

Gawler River Flood Mitigation Scheme

AWE has provided floodplain inundation and hazard maps and a flood mitigation strategy for the Gawler River in South Australia.  This project also involved developing and modelling flood mitigation strategies to deal with...  Read more

Deacon Ave - Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD)

AWE was engaged by the City of West Torrens to upgrade and improve water management techniques along Deacon Ave, Jervois St, Kintore Lane and the Manchester St Bridge, including retrofitting WSUD elements. The...  Read more

7 Towns Stormwater Management Plans

AWE prepared Stormwater Management Plans for the 7 townships of Stockport, Tarlee, Riverton, Rhynie, Manoora, Mintaro, and Saddleworth, on behalf of the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council. The plans were prepared in accordance...  Read more

Yankalilla Stormwater Management Plan

AWE was engaged by the District Council of Yankalilla to develop a Stormwater Management Plan (SMP) for the townships of Yankalilla, Normanville and Carrickalinga.  The focus of the SMP was to identify issues...  Read more

Yorke Peninsula Climate Change Coastal Vulnerability Assessment, Department of Climate Change

The Department of Climate Change engaged AWE, in conjunction with others including the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Finlaysons Lawyers and EconSearch Research Economists, to undertake case studies of climate change...  Read more

Best Practice Operating Procedures for Water Affecting Activities

The Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management (AMLRNRM) Board engaged AWE to liaise and consult with all Local Governments and a range of State Government agencies to develop the Best Practice...  Read more

Buckland Park Lake Eco-hydrology Review & Management Plan

AWE was engaged by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Natural Resource Management Board to develop an environmental monitoring program (water quality, flow and ecological) to ascertain the future eco-hydrological needs and management framework...  Read more

Ridge Park Managed Aquifer Recharge

AWE was commissioned by the City of Unley to undertake the planning, concept design, approvals, cost estimating and detailed design and documentation of a federally funded 60MLpa stormwater harvesting project. Responsibilities included feasibility...  Read more

Residential Development

AWE was engaged to design a compliant wastewater system for a new residential development. This case study is representative and typical of the hundreds of residential projects that require wastewater design and engineering....  Read more

Waitpinga Land Division

Provision of a Wastewater and Land Capability Assessment for a land division involving realignment of 14 titles on a 6.5km2 parcel of rural land to create rural style living allotments each on around...  Read more

Wastewater Irrigation Management Plan (WIMP)

AWE undertook an investigation of existing production processes and provided design for an infrastructure upgrade to an iconic milk processing factory. The proposed expansion of the factory and aquisition of new pastoral land...  Read more

Wastewater & Stormwater Management System Upgrade

AWE was engaged to design a compliant wastewater and stormwater management system upgrade for the Wallaroo Mines Primary School. The existing system was failing, and stormwater infrastructure delapidated. AWE undertook a condition assessment...  Read more

The Living Murray Pilot Project

The Bookpurnong Living Murray Pilot Project is the best example to date, anywhere, of the application of groundwater pumping to deliver ecological benefits in the Murray-Darling Basin. For the Pilot Project, AWE provided...  Read more

Mallee Groundwater Monitoring Round

AWE conducted annual and six-monthly monitoring of the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Groundwater Monitoring Network throughout western Victoria.  Data collection involved groundwater level, salinity sampling and assessment of asset condition.  AWE was...  Read more