Australian Water Resources Sector Lead
With more than 15 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry advising major mining, oil and gas, infrastructure, government, and private clients, Ben Petrides, Ph.D., brings a high level of knowledge and expertise to each new project. Ben has extensive experience in a wide range of areas: groundwater resource assessment and investigation, physical hydrogeological and aquifer testing, contaminant hydrogeology and hydrogeochemistry, fate and transport modelling and natural attenuation monitoring, numerical groundwater flow modelling, groundwater remediation solutions, mining hydrogeology, environmental impact assessments and mine dewatering, wastewater re-use, landfill assessments, and leachate modelling. His other groundwater modelling experience includes contaminant transport and decay modelling of organic pollutants, particle transport modelling, and impact modelling associated with wastewater storage, re-use, and irrigation schemes. Ben’s specific areas of hydrology experience include water balance modelling using Opsim and Goldsim for modelling of mine water process circuits, water supply reliability assessment, including the effects of climate change.