Hydrogeological and Environmental Consultants

About Us

Rockwater is a consultancy in groundwater science and engineering, and environmental science.



We specialise in water supplies, mine dewatering, geothermal, aquifer recharge, groundwater-related investigations, and environmental assessments.


Founded in 1974 and employee-owned, Rockwater has operated in most states of Australia, as well as in New Zealand, Asia, and Africa.  We are recognised as groundwater specialists by relevant Water Supply and Regulatory Authorities.


Operations are supervised from our Perth office in Western Australia.  In-house hydrogeological services include computer-modelling, down-hole well-logging, ground geophysical surveys, and groundwater sampling/monitoring. 


Environmental services include baseline surveys, biological investigations, impact assessment, monitoring and associated reporting to facilitate project approval and compliance with statutory requirements.


Rockwater is committed to providing quality services, utilising our depth of experience and up-to-date technology.  The large number of successful projects is testimony to our technical ability.






Services provided by Rockwater include:

  • Groundwater
  • Groundwater supply, location, testing and development
  • Mine dewatering assessment and design
  • Feasibility studies - groundwater aspects
  • Hydrogeological assessments
  • Groundwater flow and solute transport modelling
  • Project planning and management
  • Bore design, including geothermal systems
  • Surface and downhole geophysics
  • Obtaining groundwater licences
  • Groundwater monitoring and sampling
  • Preparation of monitoring reports
  • Investigations of wetlands, salinisation and seawater intrusion
  • Aquifer storage and recovery
  • Investigations for waste disposal sites
  • Groundwater geochemistry studies
  • Independent hydrogeological reviews
  • Technical presentations
  • Environmental
  • Flora and vegetation surveys
  • Stygofauna and troglofauna sampling and monitoring
  • Baseline studies and impact assessments
  • Environmental approvals
  • Statutory reporting
  • Environmental Management Systems and plans
  • Rehabilitation and closure plans
  • Monitoring
  • Contaminated sites investigations (including groundwater contamination)
  • Water management (including groundwater modelling)
  • Compliance assessment
  • Acid sulphate soil assessments and management plans
  • Acid mine drainage