Ph: 07 4032 1468
A: 15/38-42 Pease Street,
Cairns, Qld 4870


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A: 4/1 Kalynda Parade,
Townsville, Qld 4817

Hydraulic Design
& Consulting

Consulting Services

Hydraulic Systems Design

Construction Administration

Fire Protection Systems

About Us

H2O Consultants are a building services consultancy specialising in detailed evaluation and solutions to the following disciplines:

Hydraulic Engineering Services
Fire Protection Engineering Services

Our history continues to be built on engineering excellence along with a commitment to understand and implement our clients’ needs to achieve their goals, budgets and schedules through both creative and time tested solutions.

We believe our “Coordinator” method of management, providing a single point of client contact with strong communication skills, along with a design team that maintains continuity throughout the design/construction administration process, has enabled us to maintain our long term client relationships and develop new ones.

Our objective is to provide quality service commensurate with our clients’ goals, budgets and schedules, based on a clear understanding of their requirements.

Our vision

To provide quality service commensurate with our clients’ goals, budgets and schedules, based on a clear understanding of their requirements.

What we do

We provide hydraulic engineering solutions to the building and fire protection industries. Our projects are diverse and include:

Consulting Services

Providing uncomplicated adivce and communication to Clients and Authorities 

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H2O Consultant’s projects are coordinated by a management team which combines in-depth ‘hands on’ experience, and a consistently positive approach, to provide innovative cost efficient engineering solutions on our projects.

We minimise the risks of time and budgetary over-runs on our projects by planning and implementing accurate critical path documentation, and having a thorough knowledge of authority approval procedures.
We achieve quality in our designs by incorporating environmentally aware design, and use of the latest proven materials and production methods.

We can be instrumental in the smooth running of project by presenting authorities with preliminary design concepts to highlight areas of potential difficulties, and therefore find alternative solutions at the concept stage.

Our strategic aims:

  • To provide our customers with water and wastewater services which meet Regulatory requirements, and to contribute to the protection of the natural environment.
  • To identify and be responsive to the needs of domestic and non-domestic customers, and to deliver water and sewerage services at the lowest possible cost.

We operate as a sole source supplier of services:

  • Complete construction support from pre-bid consultation through design, construction, and monitoring.
  • Responsiveness to changing conditions, construction methods, and schedules.
  • Geo-technical, geo-civil, and structural engineering designs.
  • Guidance through the complex environmental regulatory approval process.
  • In-house engineers and environmental specialists who understand the engineering and construction aspects of individual projects.

Multi-Disciplinary Project Teams:

Additionally, H2O Consultants have joint ventured with fellow associates to form a Multi-Disciplinary Project Teams which can provide detailed evaluation and solutions to the following disciplines:

  • Structural Engineering Services
  • Civil Engineering Services
  • Mechanical Engineering Services
  • Electrical Engineering Services

Hydraulic Systems Design

Design and Documentation of Plumbing and Fire Systems

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H2O Consultants provide our clients with the following services:

  • Sewer Main Diagrams
  • Water Main Diagrams
  • House Service Drainage Diagrams
  • Fire Flow Pressure Inquiry
  • Water Service Connection Application
  • Building Plan Approvals
  • Stormwater Drainage Concept Plans
  • Stormwater Detention Systems
  • Existing Services Audits
  • Performance Specifications
  • Concept Designs
  • Design & Construct Packages
  • Fully Designed Tender Packages
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Supervision
  • Essential Services Certification
  • Workshop Drawings
  • Operation & Maintenance Manuals


H2O Consultants provide hydraulic system solutions in the following areas:

  • Sub-Soil Drainage
  • Stormwater
  • Stormwater Detention
  • Rainwater Plumbing
  • Sanitary Drainage
  • Trade Waste Drainage
  • Sewerage Pumping Stations
  • Sanitary Plumbing
  • Domestic Cold Water
  • Non Potable Cold Water
  • Flow & Return Domestic Hot Water
  • Gas Services
  • Fire Hose Reels
  • Fire Hydrants
  • Fire Sprinkler Systems

Construction Administration

Providing experience and knowledge for ongoing support throughout your project

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We complement our services with the following contract administration roles:

  • Commissioning
  • Field Review
  • On-site Owner’s Representation

Fire Protection Systems

Design and Certification of Passive and Active Fire Systems

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H2O Consultants provide Third Party Certification Services of Passive Fire and Smoke Systems for new and existing construction. Our simple, tried, and tested process provides our client with advice, ongoing quality assurance, guaranteed compliance and an effective and smooth handover of project or building.

Providing a Passive Fire & Smoke System meets all required standards and is fit for purpose (determined by visual inspection, surveying, and testing) our team will issue certification and provide all documentation. If there are any non-conformances we will advise and provide recommendations to have your building compliant.

Our Third Party Certification Service includes; Inspection, Survey, Testing, Maintenance and Certification to the current AS1851. All works conducted by Inglis Fire and Safety are carried out correctly and are certified in accordance with the requirements of the relevant codes and Australian Standards. We assist our client to meet all requirements and various regulations.

Recent Key Projects

Below are several of our favourite projects. A detailed list of our projects can be provided by request.

Flynn Hotel

311 rooms located centrally on the Cairns Esplanade, extending through to Abbott Street Cairns.

The development of Flynn consisted of both the demolition of existing structures and the development of two towers housing a mix of hotel rooms and suites. The two towers meet via a podium level that will offer additional “guest only” facilities.

Flynn is home to an extensive food precinct that’s open to the public and accessible directly from the Cairns Esplanade. The amazing glass swimming pools a first to Cairns.

Flynn offers exclusive facilities, including:

  • Flynns Restaurant along with Whiskey & Wine Bar
  • Boardwalk Social Public food Precinct
  • Glass Swimming Pools
  • Eleme Spa
  • 24 Hour Fitness Centre
  • Three Event / Function Areas
  • Concierge and Gift Shop

Riley Hotel

Riley = 311 room, 5 Star, located at the Northern end of the Cairns Esplanade boardwalk. 

The development of Riley consisted of both the refurbishment of the existing hotel structure and the development of a separate freestanding glass tower, unlike anything seem in Cairns.

Riley boasts 256 rooms across the existing 7 storey hotel and 55 suites through the new 12 storey glass tower.  An impressive 311 rooms in total.

Riley offers, exclusive facilities that include

  • Paper Crane & Greenfields Restaurants
  • Rocco Roof Top Restaurant and Bar
  • 1000 m2 Lagoon Style Swimming Pool with Manmade Beach
  • Eleme Spa
  • 24 Hour Fitness Centre
  • Six Event / Function Areas
  • Concierge and Gift Shop

Cairns Hotel

Cairns Hotel located at 59 The Esplanade, Cairns.

Located at the beginning of the Esplanade Boardwalk and Dining Precinct.

The development of Cairns Hotel consisted of adding an additional 3 Levels to an existing Building.

76 Boutique Style Rooms and Suites with an Amazing Rooftop Restaurant and Bar with expansive views over the Cairns Lagoon and the Coral Sea.


A challenging Project where Tenants on the Ground Floor within the existing building were to remain Operational at all times.