Capability & Services

We're fully accredited as Professional Building Design Practitioners and Fire Safety Practitioners with the NSW Department of Fire Trading, Building Professionals Board as required for Hydraulic and Wet Fire project design, declaration and certification along with design accreditation with the Queensland Building and Construction Commision

Scott Harris & Associates Hydraulic


  • Site infrastructure
  • Potable & non potable water supply services
  • Domestic cold, hot and warm water reticulation
  • Internal and external sewer and sanitary drainage services
  • Grease and oil, trade waste drainage
  • Natural gas and LPG reticulation services
  • Roof water/gutter drainage services including syphonic drainage
  • Tapware and sanitaryware fixture selection
  • Infrastructure design
  • Rainwater harvesting services
  • Reverse osmosis (RO) water reticulation (AS/NZS 4187:2014)
  • Medical gases
  • Industrial gases
  • Energy efficient solutions (solar and co-generation)
  • On site greywater and blackwater treatment and reuse systems
  • Water features
Scott Harris & Associates Fire


  • Site infrastructure
  • Fire sprinkler services
  • Dry fire (detection and alarm systems)
  • Fire hose reel services
  • Fire hydrant services
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Fire emergency and evacuation sound systems and intercom systems
  • Combined fire sprinkler and hydrant services (for high rise development)
  • Gaseous fire suppression systems
  • On site water storage and pumping provisions
  • Special hazards


  • Site infrastructure (water, sewer and stormwater)
  • Stormwater management
  • Erosion and sedimentation control plans
  • Stormwater drainage (including detention/retention systems)
  • Sub soil drainage
  • On site detention modelling and design
  • On site wastewater treatment plant design (sewer and stormwater)
  • Water sensitive urban design (WSUD)
  • Rainwater reuse modeling and design
  • Flood studies
Scott Harris & Associates - Site Investigation

Site Investigation

  • Underground services search (pipes and cables)
  • CCTV (piping survey and investigation)
  • Water supply and fire services on site flow testing
  • Services dilapidation and due diligence reporting
  • Groundwater investigations
  • Drainage services smoke testing
  • Ground information survey (GIS) and mapping services
  • Soil sampling and testing (in accordance with AS 1547)
  • Water supply sampling and testing
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Project Management

  • Experience in the various forms of project delivery including PPP, managing contractor, head contractor, design and construct, fast-track
  • Experience with redevelopment of existing facilities and infrastructure which need to remain operational during redevelopment
  • Key stakeholder and user group consultation and needs determination
  • Preparation of return and functional requirements briefs, concept and detailed design reports
  • Risk and OH&S assessment and design to mitigate risk and comply with OH&S requirements
  • Innovative and sustainable design solutions
  • Accurate budgeting and design to budget and program
  • Design to “maximise” services plant and equipment efficiency and to “minimise” maintenance
  • Design for “flexibility” to make provision for future expansion and/or adaptive re-use
  • Lateral design approach, innovative design and client service
  • Design management and coordination
  • Value engineering and life cycle costing
  • Cross discipline knowledge and civil, hydraulic, fire expertise
  • Strategic infrastructure and building services planning and design expertise
  • Fast track delivery and accurate budgeting
  • Negotiations and approvals with service authorities
  • Environmental and ESD system design expertise
  • Construction administration, commissioning & handover services
Forensic Eng

Forensic Engineering

Our experience as leading Services engineering consultants allows us to apply our engineering knowledge to determine what went wrong.

our ‘Forensic Services "  are  primarily used by:

  • Insurance Assessors : to confirm insurance claims and liability 
  • Lawyers and Barristers: to have independent ‘Expert Witness’ reports in court or tribunal proceedings; and,
  • Strata Companies and Property Managers: to provide an independent ‘Professional Opinion’ Reports into service failures that occur within a building.The report may also  provide remedial recommendations.

Contact us to discuss your Forensic Engineering requirements.

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