Beca Hunter H2O

Beca HunterH2O is the Australian water business of one of Asia Pacific’s largest independent advisory, design and engineering consultancies, Beca.

We are a formidable team of 300+ water specialists, passionate about healthy and sustainable communities wherever we work. Using our deep knowledge and broader capability, we collaborate with our clients through city and regional offices operating in Melbourne, Newcastle, Tamworth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Fiji.

Committed to positive outcomes

We design and deliver smart, resilient outcomes for regional and metropolitan environments, combined with strong process and operations heritage which ground-truths our specialist capability. Our water specialists bring industry leading expertise in water, wastewater and stormwater management, and represent the best minds in master planning and advisory services, through to civil, mechanical, process, electrical and control system design.

Our people pride themselves in developing and delivering the solutions needed to respond to the growing environmental, industrial, agricultural and urban demands and pressures of the industry. And our track record evidences our commitment in designing and delivering positive outcomes in the sector including decarbonisation and emissions reduction, sustainability and security of water supply, and climate resilience. For us it’s not just about delivering solutions, but about capacity building for our clients.

Creative people transforming our world

We combine the niche capability of our expert water specialists with access to more than 3,800 multi-disciplinary specialists working across the defence, industrial, buildings, utilities, and transport and infrastructure in 23 offices in more than 70 countries. Together, we leverage the scale of our business, to bring the best of Beca to our clients and realise our vision: ‘Creative people together transforming our world’.

We create value through understanding and delivering successful solutions, exceptional service and our enduring relationships and use our skills and systems to empower innovation; helping our clients shape communities, optimise their assets and streamline their operations.

Invested in collaborative partnerships

We believe in a collaborative partnership approach to working alongside our clients and delivery partners toward an increasingly sustainable future, because the challenges the industry faces cannot be faced alone. As one of the few remaining truly employee-owned professional services firms our people are genuinely invested in the long-term success of our clients and our business. 

With a purpose ‘to make everyday better’, the future of water starts with Beca HunterH2O.

"We share similar philosophies and ambitions and together we can bring formidable capabilities, capacity and scale to provide exceptional services to water clients across Asia-Pacific"

Clive Rundle

Group Director, Utilities - Beca

“It was important to us to find an owner that aligned with our ways of working and culture. We’re proud of the strong reputation we have built in the water sector and wanted to ensure our legacy would continue under the merged business.”

Peter Dennis

Managing Director - Beca HunterH2O

See our incredible outcomes

From safe and clean water supplies, to sustainable water solutions, to building resilient communities – be inspired by our people and the multiple ways they’re making everyday better. Watch their these videos below.

A safe, clean water supply for Tonga

Learn about our involvement in the 'Eua Water Quality Improvement Project – an initiative led by the Tonga Water Board, Siones Foundation and McCloy Group, that has enabled clean, safe water supplies and resilient water treatment assets that can withstand the impacts of climate change.
Craig White and Liam Tamplin

Queanbeyan Sewage Treatment Plan: Sustainable water solutions

Recently completed with an estimated construction value of over $100million, the Queanbeyan sewage treatment plant upgrade is a major project in the NSW water industry that will benefit the local community by providing a new greater capacity treatment plant that improves treatment standards. Hear about the intricate workings of the project.

Rennie Ferguson

Walcha Off Creek Storage project: Building resilient communities

A positive legacy following Australia's worst drought on record is the new Walcha Off Creek Storage Dam, an $11 million piece of resilient water infrastructure which has now entered construction. The new 300 megalitre water storage will more than quadruple Walcha’s water storage capacity, improving security of supply to the region and providing benefits for generations to come.

Sonya Petrova

Securing Melbourne's future water supply with innovative solutions

A Senior Process Engineer in Melboune, Sonya talks about her career and passion for the water industry, and shares how Beca HunterH2O and Yarra Valley Water are securing Melbourne’s water supply for the future.

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Join us in shaping the future of water

Join our inspiring Australian water team for an accelerated career in a world overflowing with opportunity. Our multi-disciplinary and inclusive team works on exciting projects across water, wastewater and stormwater, as well as surface waters and irrigation. We partner with clients spanning the municipal, industrial, transportation, commercial, mining and agricultural sectors.

Meet the Beca HunterH2O team

Contact our Water leaders

Clive Rundle

Group Director - Utilities

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Peter Dennis

Managing Director - Beca HunterH2O

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Simon Kitto

Talent Acquisition Business Partner

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