Beau Williams (owner)

One of the first full time Seagrass Recovery and Restoration experts in the field. With over 20 years of experience and 250 successful seagrass and habitat restoration projects completed. Mr Williams has been responsible for more successful seagrass/SAV projects  than any other Contractor in the United States. 


AquaTech Eco Consultants was founded in 2014 by Beau Williams after leaving a very successful seagrass restoration career with Seagrass Recovery, Inc.  Prior to founding AquaTech Eco Consultants Beau Williams was with Seagrass Recovery, Inc. for 15 years, serving many roles ranging from project development, project management, and Director of Sales and Operations.  During his time at Seagrass Recovery Mr Williams was involved in the first research and development of several innovative seagrass restoration techniques

Nicole Jackson (Biologist)

Nicole has a Master’s degree in Marine Science with a concentration in Coastal Zone Management from Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Nicole will be leading the field crews as the lead biologist for AquaTech Eco Consultants.

About our Company

Since 1999, AquaTech Eco Consultants staff have successfully transplanted, repaired and grown several species of seagrasses.  The staff has completed more than 200 seagrass projects along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States along with the Caribbean. Much of the restoration projects typically achieve measurable results within 12-18 months.  Techniques utilized by AquaTech Eco Consultants have been scientifically peer-reviewed and approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

  • Award winning project design
  • Over 250 projects completed
  • Diverse project personnel
  • Agency relationships
  • Cost effective
  • Proven success
  • 20+ years in the industry
  • Projects completed within budget
  • Local contractors when available
  • Experience in industry
  • Aquaculture experience

Josh Menendez

(Environmental Scientist)

Josh has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science & Policy from The University of South Florida. Working along with Nicole and other team members Josh will be responsible for maintaining permit compliance along with project management for AquaTech Eco Consultants.

AquaTech Eco Consultants is dedicated to restoring the health of seagrass ecosystems through innovative, sustainable and science-based practices. We strive to create a healthy and balanced marine environment that supports the well-being of the seagrass and its surrounding communities. We are committed to providing expert guidance and support to our customers, partners and stakeholders in order to ensure the successful restoration of seagrass habitats.​

Boats:

  • 33' Scout RV Jenny Bean
  • 25' Man-O-War tower mapping and research boat
  • 24' Carolina Skiff (Trailer, T-Top, 200hp Yamaha 4-Stroke, 8' Power Pole Pro)
  • 20' Carolina Skiff (Trailer, 115hp Yamaha 4 Stoke)
  • 16' Carolina Skiff J16 (Trailer, 25hp Yamaha)
  • Polaris UTV Crew Cab

miscellaneous Equipment:

  • 16' double axle enclosed cargo trailer.
  • 6 4'x8'x24" floating work platforms. 
  • dive tanks,hookah hose and regulators, DJI Mavic Air Drone, Dory underwater drone
  • 6 high pressure water pumps with 4000' of high pressure hose and special hydroblasting nozzels

Our Staff

benefits

David "Bubba" Lax (AquaTech)

When he started out Bubba didn't quite know what to think... Every word was like Greek to him. But with a lot of training and hard work on his part, Bubba is not only one of our best project managers, he is now able to speak about the Greek things with confidence.  

AquaTech Eco Consultants