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Hydraulic Modelling

SunWater’s ability to deliver infrastructure that is cost effective, reliable and safety optimised is backed by dependable testing and design techniques and a commitment to future research.

With highly skilled staff and a dedicated laboratory built specifically for testing hydraulic structures we can give customers detailed and individual predictions before the construction phase commences.

Our use of in-house physical modelling means that we not only offer cost efficiencies for the end-customer, but infrastructure with greater hydraulic efficiency, improved safety and reliability and lower construction costs.

Completed work to date includes studies and/or designs of:

  • Spillway design and performance
  • Spillway energy dissipaters
  • Intake and outlet works
  • Tidal barrages and weirs
  • Pump station intakes
  • Siphon structures
  • Diversion channels, and
  • Fishway design and flow requirements.

Our Clients

Our Hydraulics Laboratory has assisted government departments, consulting engineers, local authorities and private sector organisations in hydraulic modelling consultation, including:

  • Cameron McNamara Pty Ltd
  • Gutteridge Haskins and Davey Pty Ltd
  • John Wilson and Partners
  • Logan City Council
  • Munro-Johnson and Associates
  • McIntyre and Associates
  • Connell Wagner (Qld) Pty Ltd
  • Ullman and Nolan Pty Ltd
  • Mount Isa Mines
  • Queensland Rail
  • Southern Cross Pumps
  • Goulburn Murray Water
  • Queensland Water Infrastructure
  • Gold Coast City Council / Seqwater

Our Laboratory

SunWater Hydraulics Laboratory
1345 Ipswich Road, Rocklea, QLD 4106
Phone +61 7 3848 5194
Fax +61 7 3848 5193

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