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Atura is based in Melbourne and operates across Australia and internationally. The risk assessment, risk management, consulting and scientific research work is led by Dr Daryl Stevens and undertaken by the team at Atura Pty Ltd.
Our passion has always been to use the best available science to...
...minimise risks while maximising benefits. 

Atura is a consulting firm providing risk assessment and risk management services to ensure the protection and safety of the terrestrial environment  and the environments they can impact.


We specialise in the management of risks posed to:


  • soils in both urban and agricultural landscapes, and

  • protection of the biota and resources found on land (e.g. agriculture, horticulture, landscape gardens and turf).


This includes providing risk assessment and management strategies to ensure the protection and safety of humans, soils, and aquatic systems.


Assessment of risks posed from:


  • Rainwater

  • Stormwater

  • Recycled water

  • Drinking water

  • Solid wastes (Biosolids, etc)

  • Sewage


When used for: 

  • Drinking water (potable)

  • Stock water

  • Irrigation water on soils, food and fodder crops

  • Landscape gardens, parks, and turf

  • The environment

  • Accidentally from sewage spills onto soil and plant, and exposure to stock.


Examples of projects completed by Atura for assessing and managing the associated risk include:


  • Recycled water (storm, rain and sewage water) risk assessment and management plans for turf, parks and gardens, horticulture,  agriculture and stockwater

  • Helminth in sewage water and biosolids

  • Sewage quality management systems to provide quality assurance for products from wastewater treatment plants

  • Best practice for managing sewage spills onto terrestrial systems

  • Land application of biosolids for beneficial uses

  • Catchment management plans assessing risk associated with current and future land uses and protection of potable water systems

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