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Water and Environmental Systems Engineering

20 November 2023
Water and Environmental Systems engineers integrate our understanding of engineering, communities, and the environment.
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Water and Environmental Systems Engineering

Introduction

Population increase, urbanisation, natural hazards, and climate change are leading to complex challenges in how we manage our limited water resources and environment.

Studying this subject will train you to integrate the built environment with the natural environment to help supply clean, quality water to households, agriculture, and industry, and process wastewater in a less environmentally damaging way.

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Water and Environmental Systems Engineering

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What will my study involve?

  • Courses with a project focus and industry collaboration, including built systems and laboratory testing.
  • Linking with local communities, including mana whenua, to find solutions for water and environmental systems problems.
  • Mentoring from world leading lecturers who are active in industry and as advocates.

Water and Environmental Systems Engineering

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Career opportunities

Expertise in water and environmental systems engineering will give you a range of career options including water infrastructure design and management, quality and security issues, recycling, supply operations, and environmental compliance.

Career pathways could include:

  • consulting
  • city and regional planning
  • government policy
  • research and development.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Civil Engineering.

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