Sustainable Knowledge Pty Ltd

Sustainable Knowledge Pty Ltd provides two main services:
a) hydrology, water data and water data systems management knowledge, and
b) project and contract administration expertise

Organisational Capability

  • 1. Water Industry Data Management Systems - analysis, review, operation, data flow analysis
    2. Water Industry IT systems - review, selection, procurement, installation, training
    3. Water Data - collection, processing, quality assurance, auditing and review and dissemination
    4. Remote Data Collection - network design, system design and management, data management
    5. Monitoring Network - review and design
    6. Project Monitoring and Evaluation - framework, development, review, reporting
    7. Project Management - delivering outcomes, risk management, reporting, managing client relations
    8. Project Administration - staff selection and mobilisation, budget management and invoicing,
    9. Contract Management - high level negotiations, contract development


  • NSW State Government: NSW State Water Archive Management - NSW DPI Water DivisionLocation: Parramatta, NSWRoles of Sustainable Knowledge Staff:Manager Water Information Systems,Hydro Tasmania: Independent Review of Remote Monitoring Network
    Responsible for the (i) administration of Australia's largest State based Water Database System including the archives for Surface Water, Groundwater, Water Quality, Biological and Metering data (ii) the provision of real-time data for flood and river operation handling over 1,500,000 data points a day (iii) the development, operation and management of the communication, server and database hardware necessary to operate 5 major water database systems, 7 web sites, 3 mobile web sites, 4 apps and a corporate telemetry system (iv) establishment and management of stakeholder relations for major government, and private clients, external agencies, general public, consultants and service providers - on call 24/7.,Responsible for the proposal preparation, business unit interviews, document review, data analysis and reporting on data and instrumentation, asset management models and network management.,Responsible for implementing Phase 2 of Component 2 of the Vietnam Water Resources Management Assistance Project. Activities included: (i) Implementation of National Water Resources Database and information custodian model; (ii) Negotiations with senior level management of Vietnamese Ministries, donor organisations and embassy staff; (iii) Management of 5 local staff and 3 foreign experts; (iv) Development of legislation relating to the adoption of a data custodian concept within Vietnam; (v) Selection, procurement and establishment of a National Water Resources Database; (vi) Establishment of a National web based Water Resources Metadata Directory; (vii) Assistance with manual data conversion; and (viii) Development and delivery of Training material for implemented systems.,Responsible for undertaking an initial scoping and project design for the implementation of a document management system as well as, preparation of tender documents for the acquisition of hardware and software plus consulting and training service, provision of assistance with the EOI/tendering process and evaluation of consultant/contractor proposals for subsequent delivery/roll out of the Document Management System under the ensuing loan. Also, undertook a review of the WAF technical computer systems and made recommendations about the acquisition of other data management systems.,Responsible for installing and establishing the real time data management systems for 17 real time telemetered sites along the Mekong River. Activities included: -Trailing of digital data collection and telemetry equipment. -Selection, procurement and installation of digital equipment for 17 sites in 4 countries -Development of a spatial interface to interpret and display data from the 17 data collection sites. -Development of policy and strategy documents relating to the use of the data for four countries,The project involved a program of assistance to the Mongolian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare with the implementation of restructuring of the nation�s health sector. The aim of the restructure is to shift the emphasis from hospital based treatment services towards quality primary care through general practitioners, and to change the funding basis towards efficiency and market principles. There were a series of short_term input by a number of technical advisers