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The Water and Environment society is for engineers with an interest in the environmental and water aspects of civil engineering.

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Water and Environment in the Engineers Journal

Q&A: Options for the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

Researchers argue the plant could provide multiple benefits for California, including desalinated water and clean hydrogen fuel. 

One autonomous taxi, please

Self-driving Roboats, developed at MIT, set sea in Amsterdam canals.

Environmental reports: Understanding acronyms with impact

Many different environmental reports set out to achieve different aims, and it is easy to get lost in a sea of acronyms. Marie Louise Heffernan guides you through the maze as she focuses on two key areas relevant to engineers – Environmental Impact Assessment and Appropriate Assessment.

Quenching the world’s thirst with off-grid water desalination

Desalination is the answer to long-term water security, but it’s also expensive and energy-intensive. The good news is that scientists are developing some viable solutions.

Tool for predicting pedestrian flow expands its reach

Long-term study of Melbourne, Australia, shows how urban development and change affects pedestrians, not just automobiles.

How do floating nuclear power plants work?

An innovative solution to our energy problem or a floating hunk of health hazard?

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