DHI are the first people you should call when you have a tough challenge to solve in a water environment — be it a river, a reservoir, an ocean, a coastline, within a city or a factory.

Our knowledge of water environments is second-to-none. It represents 50 years of dedicated research, and real-life experience from more than 140 countries. We strive to make this knowledge globally accessible to clients and partners by channelling it through our local teams and unique software.

Our world is water. So whether you need to save water, share it fairly, improve its quality, quantify its impact or manage its flow, we can help. Our knowledge, combined with our team’s expertise and the power of our technology, holds the key to unlocking the right solution.

DHI AUstralia

DHI have been working in Australia since the early 1990’s and established an incorporated company in Australia in 2000, this being one of the first subsidiaries within the DHI Group. 

Two offices were initially established in Sydney and on the Gold Coast to service a number of key clients in the water utilities and local government sectors. In 2007 we expanded into the oil, gas and mining sectors and opened offices in Perth and in Brisbane.

DHI Australia has an enviable reputation for delivering specialist engineering and environmental consulting services and software within the water industry in Australia. We contribute to water management in the mining and CSG sectors, support environmental impact assessments for offshore and inshore oil and gas facilities, resource-to-market developments like ports and undersea pipelines including dredging and reclamation works, and set industry standards in flood management and water resources assessments. The MIKE by DHI water modelling software is recognised as the industry standard for river flooding, coastal modelling and groundwater modelling. Australia is the DHI Group’s third largest software market globally. Every year we have hundreds of water professionals participate in our training and knowledge sharing activities through THE ACADEMY by DHI in Australia.

In 2010 DHI won a significant contract (CARM: Computer Aided River Management ) with State Water Corporation in New South Wales to develop a Decision Support System (DSS) that supports river operations in the Murrumbidgee River system. The river supplies major irrigation schemes as well as internationally important wetlands areas and the system will improve the effectiveness of operations to the benefit of both the environment and the local economies. The project has been recognised at a national level, collecting both the 2013 Engineers Australia Environmental Engineering Excellence Award and the 2013 Australian Water Association Award for Infrastructure Innovation.

The Australian water market is recognised globally for its thought leadership and strong governance within the water and environment space. The market is an early adopter and generator of water technologies making it important for DHI to remain at the global cutting edge of technology development. Our consolidated presence in Australia helps to ensure that the DHI can retain and expand our position at the high technology end of the water market - which is exactly where we want to be!

Upcoming Courses

21 Mar
1 day
MIKE+ – Harnessing the power of Python tools Are you struggling to manage or leverage MIKE+ model data? Join this webinar to discover our suite of powerful Python tools and how to leverage them to streamline workflows and gain deeper insights. To register, click "Register here". Online Register
28 Mar
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FEFLOW – Building numerical models faster than ever using the PySMH module Join the second session of our 2024 monthly webinar series! In our March installment, you will learn everything you need to know about building numerical models from start to finish using Python with FEFLOW’s new PySMH module. To register, Online Register
10 Apr
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MIKE+ – Autocalibration for water distribution systems Discover the cutting-edge world of autocalibration for water distribution systems! Join our upcoming webinar to explore this groundbreaking MIKE+ technology, presented by industry experts. To register, click "Register here". Online Register
18 Apr
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FEFLOW – Ask the expert: Interactive groundwater modelling Q&A Join the third session of our 2024 monthly webinar series! In this installment, you have the main role. After collecting participant input before the webinar, we will have an interactive Q&A session based on questions you submitted about v Online Register
24 Apr
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ModelSkill – Validating models with an open-source Python library This webinar unveils DHI's new open-source Python library, ModelSkill, aimed at streamlining model validation (e.g. MIKE, FEFLOW, WEST). To register, click "Register here". Online Register
16 May
1 day
FEFLOW – Bridging the gap between theory and practice in unsaturated flow modelling Join the fourth session of our 2024 monthly webinar series! In our May installment, we will be discussing the many topics surrounding unsaturated flow modelling in FEFLOW. To register, click "Register here". Online Register
22 May
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MIKE+ – Understanding head losses at nodes in collection systems Dive into the intricate world of head losses in manholes and structures within collection systems! Join our upcoming webinar to explore how MIKE+ can help you assess entire city network performance. To register, click "Register here". Online Register
20 Jun
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FEFLOW – Optimising 3D unstructured meshes Join the fifth session of our 2024 monthly webinar series! In our June installment, you will learn about several workflows to enhance efficiency when creating 3D unstructured meshes in FEFLOW. Don't have a 3D geological model yet? No worrie Online Register

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