Major Conference Sponsor
Groundwave Drilling Services specialises in Sonic and Tight Access Rotary Drilling with operations in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Groundwave has also worked in Antarctica.
We provide world class Environmental Geotechnical and Exploration drilling services using diverse and innovative techniques to achieve the very best results for our clients. Backed by decades of drilling experience Groundwave prides itself on being safe, reliable and environmentally sustainable.
Groundwave operates on an ‘anytime, anywhere, any method’ philosophy.
Conference Dinner Sponsor
AECOM is a recognised leader in dam engineering and provides a full range of services including risk assessment, feasibility through to design and construction, commissioning, on-going safety surveillance, maintenance and decommissioning. We frequently draw upon specialty expertise from the wider resource pool of AECOM offices to successfully deliver projects. This allows us to have a core local team while utilising regional and international expertise and state of the art practice to deliver best for project outcomes for our clients
Delegate Name Badge and Barista Cart Sponsor
MWH, now part of Stantec – Design with community in mind
We unite 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water and infrastructure projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through to design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a 200-year heritage in water, our world’s most precious resource, we safeguard and sustain lives, communities, and businesses worldwide.
Welcome Reception Sponsor
SunWater Limited owns, operates and facilitates the development of bulk water supply infrastructure, supporting more than 5000 customers in the agricultural, local government, mining, power generation and industrial sectors.
SunWater’s 85 year history of growth and leadership is backed by a $13 billion asset base and the reliable supply of 40% of all water used commercially in Queensland.
WaterNSW is a State-Owned Corporation established under the WaterNSW Act and operates under an Operating Licence issued and monitored by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). We are NSW’s bulk water supplier, river operator and your one stop shop for licensing, water trades and water information. We supply two thirds of water used in NSW from our 42 dams, rivers and pipelines to regional towns, irrigators, Sydney Water Corporation and local water utilities. We also own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure.
Delegate Satchel Sponsor
SMEC is a progressive company, delivering engineering excellence, design innovation and advisory services to clients worldwide. In partnership with the Surbana Jurong Group we provide a talent pool of 13,000 people across a network of 110 offices in over 40 countries.
A leader in the field of dams and hydropower, our expertise encompasses all aspects of dam investigation, design, construction and dam safety management. This includes foundation and seismic assessments; geotechnical, hydrologic, hydraulic and structural design; and the design and construction management of spillways and hydraulic structures.
Mobile App Sponsor
Entura is one of the world’s most experienced specialist power and water consulting firms. As part of Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest renewable energy producer and water manager, we are backed by more than 100 years of creating energy and maintaining power and water assets.
Contributing to the development, operation and maintenance of water and renewable power schemes over their entire lifecycle has given us first-hand insights and a deep understanding of the real-life pressures of owning and operating assets, as has our experience in working closely with other asset owners to manage theirs.
Our strength comes from an ability to partner with clients to deliver practical and commercially sound solutions across the whole lifecycle of power and water assets, helping them to manage risks and achieve valuable outcomes.
Chairman’s Young Professional Lunch
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for public and private sector organisations globally. This includes providing a complete solution package to its clients’ water challenges, including dams, across the world. Our in-depth knowledge of the regulatory environment enables us to adapt solutions to help our clients address their stakeholder needs – from investor to end user.
Technical Session Sponsor
GHD is a world leading consultancy in the markets of water, energy/resources, environment, property/buildings, and transportation. GHD has been involved in dams since the company’s birth almost 90 years ago.
With a dams team of more than 100 technical staff throughout Australia, GHD employs in-depth skills and a coordinated, client focussed approach, in disciplines ranging from foundation and seismic assessments to geotechnical, hydrological, hydraulic, mechanical and structural design.
GHD proudly provides ongoing support to ANCOLD.
Technical Session Sponsor
Goulburn-Murray Water is Australia’s largest rural water corporation delivering water to more than 39,000 customers.
We manage 24 lakes, dams, reservoirs and weirs in northern Victoria, including four on behalf of the Murray Darling Basin Authority.
This accounts for 70 per cent of Victoria’s stored water resources.
We maintain the integrity of our dams through regular operation and maintenance activities, routine safety surveillance, dam safety evaluations and where appropriate rehabilitation works.
Technical Session Sponsor
Klohn Crippen Berger (KCB) is an award-winning engineering, geoscience and environmental consulting firm delivering professional and practical technical solutions. With our strong culture of quality, health and safety, community engagement and ethics, and over 65 years of developing sustainable solutions for clients, we’re ready for your challenging mining, energy, power, transportation or infrastructure projects.
Technical Session Sponsor
Every day, SA Water’s people embrace the challenge of delivering safe, sustainable and affordable water services to more than 1.6 million South Australian customers. Owned by the Government of South Australia, SA Water manages more than $13 billion worth of assets, our water quality expertise is recognised internationally and we are a leader in wastewater recycling. We employ more than 1400 people, each one helping to ensure that we deliver efficient and responsive services to our customers into the future.
Technical Session Sponsor
We are the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services in Western Australia to hundreds of thousands of homes, businesses and farms, as well as providing bulk water to farms for irrigation.
Our services, projects and activities span over 2.6 million square kilometres. We have regional offices in Perth, Bunbury, Albany, Karratha, Geraldton, Northam and Kalgoorlie which allow our employees to provide a high level of professional expertise to customers.
We have over 3,000 employees and participate in alliances to manage an asset base of over $15 billion in water supply, wastewater, drainage infrastructure and bulk water for irrigation.
We are owned by the Western Australian Government and accountable to our sole shareholder, Minister for Water the Hon Dave Kelly MLA, for delivery of our services in a commercial manner. Most of our surplus is returned to the government as a dividend to contribute to the development of the state, with the remainder reinvested in capital works.
Lake Gordon Tour Sponsor
Hall Earthmoving Pty Ltd are a privately-owned Tasmanian Company, operating in the construction industry for over 30 years. Construction of large scale dams has enabled Hall Earthmoving Pty Ltd to develop high level engineering expertise and apply best practice in dam construction. This includes specialised techniques for foundation treatment, grouting and complex filter construction to both existing dam upgrades and new dams. Certified safety, quality and environmental systems are applied to every project undertaken.
Young Professional Best Paper Sponsor
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. Our experienced staff combine technical excellence and an understanding of local clients and markets with genuine enthusiasm for design and innovation.
Committed to sustainability, we are acutely aware of the importance of dams and reservoirs. Our approach considers the needs of all water stakeholders and draws on diverse expertise to deliver holistic and best-practice solutions.
End of Conference Drinks Sponsor
Strategic Drilling Services ‘SDS’ is a Melbourne based drilling company, providing new approach to Geotechnical Drilling.
SDS specialise in solving problems. We align ourselves with our customers to understand their project objectives and work together to ensure successful completion of all projects. We have embedded this approach to drilling in our staff and created a very strong culture. Our passionate team work as a team with your team to ensuring success.
Australian Dams & Water Consultants Pty Ltd (ADWC) is a privately owned, independent engineering consulting business providing high level technical and strategic advice on dam safety management throughout Australia. Our key consultants, David Stewart and Phillip Cummins, are each past Chairmen of ANCOLD and have extensive experience nationally and internationally in major dams and water infrastructure projects. Both are experienced as dam owners and ADWC also works closely with other dam safety specialists to deliver high quality technical and practical advice. ADWC is proud to be a recognised industry leader in dam safety management and to support ANCOLD’s 2017 Conference.