Water Resources Planning

Get expert advice in the long-term management of your water resources, providing you with reliance against future uncertainties such as extreme drought, climate change or rising demands.

The Hydro-Logic® Services team provides data, analysis and advisory services to water providers, environmental organisations and related clients to help them to address, plan for and manage pressures on fresh water resources.

Our services

Water Resources Management Plans:

  • System and source Deployable Output (DO) analyses, especially using Hydro-Logic® AquatorTM models
  • Uncertainty and risk analysis including determination of headroom and outage
  • Levels of service (reliability), resilience and vulnerability assessments
  • Supply-demand balance and scenario simulation, including using stochastic hydrology
  • Water resource economic appraisals
  • Climate change impact assessments
  • Strategic and technical support to development of regional plans

Drought Plans:

  • Characterisation of droughts
  • Evaluation of monitoring and management procedures
  • Analysis of drought management actions
  • Water resource and environmental impacts of droughts and mitigation, including rainfall-runoff modelling and hydrological assessment

Operational planning:

  • Development of models to support operational decision making
  • Optimisation of supply and hydropower systems (e.g. control rules / policies)
  • Outage and drought intervention impact assessment

Water resources policy development and strategy:

  • Development of planning processes and guidance
  • Creation of strategic roadmaps towards future outcomes
  • Development of regulatory incentives and metrics
  • Development of environmental and ecological flow targets and policies
  • Review of EU Habitats Directive and Water Framework Directive studies and determinations

Other water resources consultancy capabilities

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