David Coremans

Full Member


David is a water specialist. He is the team leader of the Emerge Associates hydrology team and is responsible for business development and management, project delivery, technical work development and guidance, reporting and quality control for that team. He has undertaken a wide variety of hydrology related projects, including terrestrial, near coastal and marine focused projects. David has worked closely with industry, local government and state government agencies to deliver water sensitive urban design solutions which accommodate the environment and integrated water cycle management. David’s experience and interactions with these agencies has allowed him to form professional relationships with key representatives at these agencies.

David works in project director, project manager and principal environmental consultant roles depending on the specific needs of each project associated project team structure. His broad range of experience includes acting as team leader and technical mentor, project management, business development, development and deployment of sampling and analysis plans, field investigations, sub-contractor management, sub-consultant coordination, industry and community consultation, developing and overseeing project deliverables, technical and quality review of documents, reports and designs. This work has been undertaken over several main areas, including mining and industrial, environmental management, and urban water management.

Experience practicing in:

  • Water planning and management to support project approvals
  • Water sensitive urban design
  • Hydrological and hydraulic modelling
  • Groundwater characterisation and monitoring
  • Surface water quality monitoring
  • Water allocation trade facilitation
  • Dewatering management and approvals
  • Land capability assessments
  • Nutrient and irrigation management plans
  • Stormwater management plans
  • Alternative non-potable water schemes and approvals
  • Water balance and water use efficiency

General Services ? View service descriptions

Environmental Impact Assessment and Approvals
Environmental Management Plans (EMP)
Data Management, Analysis
Compliance Reporting
Catchment Management
Land Capability, Soils


Bachelor of Science, Murdoch University. Graduate Diploma, Edith Cowan University