Welcome to Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo

We are one of the largest combined departments of civil, environmental and geological engineering in Canada and our community of innovative, engaged students, staff and faculty is more than 1,000 strong.

There’s a lot we’re proud of here, and whether you’re a prospective or current student, one of our graduates or just curious about our department, we invite you to check out the programs, resources and other information on this site to find out more.

  1. Apr. 26, 2017Civil Students prove their mettle in Steel Bridge Competition

    Last week, a team of civil undergraduate students, headed upstate New York, for the National American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge competition. It is only the third time the UW engineering team has competed, and this year placed 4th out of 13 teams; a fantastic result! 

  2. Apr. 17, 2017Enviro Students place third at WEAO Design Competition

    Congratulations to Patrick King, Ryan Law, Elliot Pai and Jay Patel (E4 Consulting), who placed third overall at the Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) Student Design Competition.

    E4 Consulting: Elliot Pai, Patrick King, Jay Patel and Ryan Law 

  3. Apr. 11, 2017EMAGIN takes out grand prize

    An engineering start-up which utilizes artificial intelligence to help proactively manage the impacts of climate change and urbanization on our water infrastructure, has snagged one of the grand prizes at the Velocity Fund Finals.

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