Qualifications and training required
A degree in a subject such as geology, geography, geotechnology/geophysics, mechanical engineering, environmental science or civil engineering is essential for entry into the profession.
Typical employers of water engineers
Privately owned water companies
The Environment Agency
Local authority environmental health departments
Private consultants or contractors
What is the workplace of a Water Engineer like?
Water engineers spend most of their time in an office looking over data and designing new water resource management systems. However, part of their day may be spent at construction sites, overseeing the construction of their designs