What We Do

Water

At CTENVIRONMENTAL we have experience and expertise in a broad range of disciplines required to manage the aquatic environment. Our specialities include:

  • Water quality monitoring, assessment and reporting against relevant guidelines
  • Water quality data management and statistical analysis
  • Development of water quality monitoring programs and review of existing monitoring programs
  • Freshwater and intertidal macroinvertebrate surveys and identification
  • Development of catchment/regional guidelines for the protection of aquatic ecosystems
  • Aquatic ecosystem monitoring program development and catchment ecosystem health report card design

Land

CTENVIRONMENTAL have expertise in the design and delivery of terrestrial flora and fauna surveys with specialist skills that include:

  • Ecosystem monitoring program design
  • Riparian vegetation assessment and riparian rehabilitation management
  • Saltmarsh assessment and restoration
  • Ecological data management, statistical analysis and reporting

Research / Workshops

CTENVIRONMENTAL possess the expertise to develop the skill set of organisations and enhance the delivery of environmental projects by providing a range of services which include:

  • Environmental project management
  • Ecological monitoring workshops
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) capacity building workshop facilitation

CTENVIRONMENTAL is actively researching the impacts of urbanisation on stream ecosystems within urban areas in collaboration with leading universities and government agencies.

Publications:

C Tippler, IA Wright, A Hanlon (2012) Is Catchment Imperviousness a Keystone Factor Degrading Urban Waterways? A Case Study from a Partly Urbanised Catchment (Georges River, South-Eastern Australia)- Water, Air, & Soil Pollution - October 2012, Volume 223, Issue 8, pp 5331-5344

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11270-012-1283-5?LI=true

Tippler, C, Wright, I.A and Hanlon, A, (2012), Development of regional water quality and catchment guidelines for the conservation of aquatic ecosystems: a case study from the Georges River catchment, in Grove, J.R and Rutherford, I.D (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th Australian StreamManagement Conference, Managing for Extremes, 6 – 8 February, 2012, Canberra, Australia, published by the River Basin Management Society, p.p.1 –10.

http://www.asm6.org.au/assets/6ASM/Abstracts/104.pdf

Tippler C, Hanlon A and Birtles P (2012) 2011-2012 River Health Report Card - Georges and Cooks Rivers. Georges River Combined Councils’ Committee.

Tippler C, Hanlon A and Birtles P (2009 - 2011) Spring 2009, Autumn 2010, Spring 2010 and Autumn 2011 Georges River - River Health Report Cards. Georges River Combined Councils’ Committee.

http://www.georgesriver.org.au/River-Health-Report-Cards.html