Our Story

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

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


  • 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


  • 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

Meet the Team


Beau Williams (Owner)
Beau Williams is the esteemed owner of AquaTech Eco Consultants and Aquaticus Plants. These companies are renowned for their pioneering work in seagrass restoration. Beau has become a leading figure in the field of aquatic environmental consulting. His journey began with extensive research in restoring marine habitats, leading him to focus on the critical role of seagrasses and other submerged grasses in aquatic ecosystems.

Under Beau's leadership, AquaTech Eco Consultants has refined methodologies for seagrass restoration, which are now widely recognized for their effectiveness and sustainability. His expertise lies in devising strategies that not only restore these vital habitats but also ensure their resilience against environmental changes. Beau's work involves comprehensive assessments of degraded seagrass beds, identifying the underlying causes of deterioration, and implementing restoration plans that involve community participation and the use of cutting-edge technology.

A key aspect of Beau's approach is the integration of scientific research with practical restoration efforts. He has collaborated with various organizations, contributing to large-scale seagrass restoration projects around the United States and Caribbean. His efforts have significantly aided in the revitalization of marine biodiversity, improving the health of marine ecosystems, and enhancing the livelihoods of communities dependent on these habitats.

Beau is also a respected figure in the academic community, frequently contributing to research projects and speaking at conferences on marine conservation and restoration. His dedication to the field of seagrass restoration has not only positioned AquaTech Eco Consultants and Aquaticus Plants at the forefront of aquatic restoration but has also made a substantial impact on the preservation and understanding of marine ecosystems.


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.


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.

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.