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Environmental Services
Acid Sulfate Soil MP
Environmental Impact Statements
Erosion & Sediment Certification
Water Quality
Lake Design
Water Sensitive Urban Design
Master Planning

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Environmental Management

Covey Associates offers a wide range of environmental services for our clients, including:

  • Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD)
  • Sustainable Design
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Design and Site Auditing
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Expert Review
  • Environmental Monitoring and Compliance Reporting

Water Sensitive Urban Design

The team at Covey Associates are highly skilled and experienced in implementing Water Sensitive Urban Design strategies for a range of development projects. Some of our past projects have become international benchmarks for best practice. Covey Associates can tailor an effective solution to the needs of any project and we welcome your enquiry.

Sustainable Design

Covey Associates are leaders in sustainable design and sustainable management practices. We look for opportunities in your project to minimise any environmental impacts and ensure cost savings through sustainable initiatives and design approaches.

Erosion and Sediment Control Design and Site Auditing

Covey Associates has several Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESCs) on staff. We are able to provide a high level of expertise in the design of Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) strategies and in site management. We have completed site audits in Queensland since 2010 that range in complexity and have worked closely with State and Local Governments, as well as the development and construction industry.

Environmental Engineering

Covey Associates has highly trained staff who are able to provide a broad range of environmental engineering skills to meet your project needs. We have pioneered several design processes, including best practice design strategies for the use of floating wetlands for a variety of water treatment projects.

Expert Review

Covey Associates are able to provide expert review in a variety of fields. We are particularly skilled in water body design and remediation, with many successful project outcomes to date.

Environmental Monitoring and Compliance Reporting

Covey Associates are able to provide detailed and clear strategies to meet your environmental monitoring needs and ensure your project is compliant with relevant laws and policies. We have a strong track record in ensuring our clients are protected from risks associated with non-compliance.

Parklakes 2

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Parklakes 2 is an innovation in urban development and stormwater management. This greenfield development is treated by a 2,100 m2 floating wetland, which also manages the health of a 5 ha lake system via recirculation.

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Pelican Waters

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Based on our success at Parklakes 2, we were approached by the developers of Pelican Waters, an upscale development on the Sunshine Coast with ocean access, to see if floating wetlands could be utilised in a saline canal system.

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Flagstone is a large-scale development located in Jimboomba, Queensland. Covey Associates has been engaged by PEET Limited since 2012 to provide advice regarding erosion and sediment control on a 2,000 ha+ site.

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