This Is Civil Engineering

Civil engineers shape the world around us. Without civil engineers, the world as we know it would not exist… because civil engineers build the infrastructure that supports our daily lives and adds to our quality of life. Civil engineers are involved in designing, constructing and maintaining bridges, towers, tunnels, dams, harbours, water and sewage treatment plants, hospitals, flood prevention schemes, airports, roads, railways, sports stadia, tall buildings and large structures in the UK and all over the world.

Water Engineering

Water Engineering

Water engineering is a branch of civil engineering which is vital to our everyday lives. Water engineers deal with collecting, storing, cleaning and distributing water for drinking and irrigation of crops; …

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Wastewater Engineering

Wastewater Engineering

  Wastewater treatment involves the collection and cleaning of dirty water from the sewers. This water comes from the flushing of toilets, through drains and from factories.  Water engineers design …

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Tunnel Engineering

Tunnel Engineering

Constructing a tunnel can be one of the most compl­ex challenges in the field of civil engineering. ­A tunnel is a passageway underground which can carry a road, pedestrians, trains, …

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Structural Engineering (buildings)

Very large or tall buildings are designed by structural engineers, usually working closely with architects. In general terms, the architect is most concerned with the appearance and setting of a …

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Marine Engineering

Maritime Civil Engineering

Maritime civil engineers specialise in works to river estuaries, along coastlines, and in offshore locations. In places along the coast, maritime engineers will design solutions to protect homes, businesses and natural environments from …

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Highway Engineering

Highway Engineering

Highway engineers are civil engineers involved with the planning, design, construction and operation of roads.   Highway engineers take into account how much traffic there will be in future years to decide …

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