Geo Environmental solutions

Established in 2001, Geo-Environmental Solutions (GES) is a specialist geotechnical consultancy providing advice on all aspects of soils, geology and hydrology across a diverse range of industries. Whether you are building a new home or extending an existing residence, Geo-Environmental Solutions (GES) has qualified staff to advise you on current soil classification requirements.
With more than 10,000 residential site assessments completed state-wide, GES are arguably Tasmania’s most experienced residential soil testing company.

GES provides soil testing according to AS2870-2011 for residential and commercial construction, wind loading classification to AS4055-2012 and site and soil evaluation for onsite domestic wastewater management according to AS1547-2012.

GES are fully equipped with a fleet of direct push soil sampling rigs, and can provide prompt and professional service state-wide. All soil testing is undertaken by a fully equipped local laboratory according to accepted Australian standards.

Soil classification for foundations to AS2870-2011
Wind Loading Assessment to AS4055-2012
Onsite Domestic Wastewater System Design to AS1547-2012
On site stormwater retention advice
Soil and Water Management Plans
Detailed Geotechnical Investigations (e.g. slope stability)

Waste Water Assessment & Design
Residential wastewater assessment and design
GES have designed more than 5000 approved residential wastewater systems in Tasmania, including numerous challenging sites with alternative design solutions. GES are able to accurately assess site and soil conditions and design the appropriate wastewater solution for client needs.

Design solutions include conventional septic tank and trench absorption systems, modified beds, sand filters, mounds, advanced septic tank systems (such as AES & Eljen)and irrigation designs for aerated wastewater treatment systems.

Commercial/industrial wastewater systems
GES have been involved in designing the wastewater treatment systems for many commercial businesses throughout Tasmania, including;

Hobart Brewing company brewery and red shed outlet
Lark distillery
Redlands distillery
McHenry distillery visitor centre and accommodation
Stefano Lubiano Wines restaurant and cellar door facilities
Pooley wines cellar door facilities
Frogmore Creek cellar door and restaurant
Wicked Cheese factory and retail facility
Bruny Island Cheese factory and retail facility
Wyndam Resort Seven Mile Beach commercial wastewater system
Sensitive/remote area wastewater systems
GES has worked extensively with the Tasmanian Government and commercial operators to design wastewater systems that are suitable for National Parks around Tasmania including:

Parks and Wildlife Service – new visitor toilet facilities Freycinet national park
Parks and Wildlife Service – new visitor toilet facilities Friendly Beaches
Parks and Wildlife Service – Fortescue Bay camp ground new facilities
Three Capes Track Project – Walkers huts -Tasman National Park
Tasmanian Walking Company – Private huts – Three Capes
Tasmanian Walking Company – Cradle Mountain National park
Maria Island Walks – Visitor facilities – Maria Island National Park
Roaring 40’s Kayaking – Visitor Facilities – Bathurst Harbour – World Heritage Area
Parks and Wildlife Service staff accommodation – Freycinet National Park
Parks and Wildlife Service staff accommodation – Arthur-Pieman Conversation Area
Parks and Wildlife Service staff accommodation – Bruny Island Reserve
Parks and Wildlife Service – Visitor Facilities – Southport Lagoon Conversation Area

Geotechnical Services
GES offers a full range of services across the residential and commercial construction industries.
We have a team of engineering geologists and soil scientists with significant experience in large scale construction projects and thorough knowledge of local ground conditions in Tasmania. Our services include:

Geotechnical Drilling and logging
In situ testing- shear vane, DCP, PSP
Sampling and coordination of geotechnical testing programs
Embankment and cutting stability assessments
Landslide Risk Modelling
Bearing Capacity/settlement Determinations
Hydrogeological Investigations
Recent projects include:

Hobart International Airport runway extension
Midlands Highway upgrade project
University of Tasmania ACIPA Building
Ibis hotel Hobart
Myer (Hobart central) redevelopment
Common Ground Hobart multistorey residential apartment development
Tribe Sandy Bay Road multistorey Hotel development
Elliots apartments multistorey residential apartment development
Harrington Street multistorey residential apartment development


By: Geo Environmental Solutions

Geotechnical Services
GES offers a full range of services across the residential and commercial construction industries.
We have a team of engineering geologists and soil scientists with significant experience in large scale construction projects and thorough knowledge of local ground conditions in Tasmania. Our services include:

Geotechnical Drilling and logging
In situ testing- shear vane, DCP, PSP
Sampling and coordination of geotechnical testing programs
Embankment and cutting stability assessments
Landslide Risk Modelling
Bearing Capacity/settlement Determinations
Hydrogeological Investigations
Recent projects include:

Hobart International Airport runway extension
Midlands Highway upgrade project
University of Tasmania ACIPA Building
Ibis hotel Hobart
Myer (Hobart central) redevelopment
Common Ground Hobart multistorey residential apartment development
Tribe Sandy Bay Road multistorey Hotel development
Elliots apartments multistorey residential apartment development
Harrington Street multistorey residential apartment development.

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Article Tags: Environmental Solutions , Soil Testing , Geotechnical Services , Environmental Site Assessment

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