Water and environment


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


Log into our members' forum, where you can create a new category, add a topic and talk to like-minded professionals

Water and Environment Videos

Theme picker

Water and Environment in AMPLIFIED

Theme picker

Water and Environment News

Theme picker

Water and Environment in the Engineers Journal

Tapping into infrastructural expertise: How Uisce Éireann's 2023 plans are in full flow

It’s all change these days in Uisce Éireann’s infrastructure delivery team as director Brian Sheehan tells the Engineers Journal about his new management team and fills us in on the work they have been doing behind the scenes to ready themselves for a highly ambitious delivery programme in 2023, including the team’s biggest recruitment drive to date. 

Pioneering air-to-water technology harvests high-quality drinking water at home

The air-to-water dispenser makes up to 10 litres of alkaline water per day.

Engineering education for a circular built environment

The transition to a circular economy requires a pressing need for new skills and competences. Undergraduate engineers should be equipped with the key skills and knowledge to apply circular thinking in their future careers, writes TU Dublin's Dr Aimee Byrne.

The engineers who drew inspiration from geometrical frustration

Researchers hope designers can apply techniques from origami to medical devices, architecture, robotics and aerospace.

Christopher J Marshall: An appreciation

Christopher J Marshall, Chartered Engineer, FIEI, who died on October 3, 2022, has been described by his many colleagues and friends as 'a gentleman and gifted engineer'.

Sandcastles engineering: How water, air and sand create solid structures – a geotechnical expert explains

If you want to understand why some sandcastles are tall and have intricate structures while others are nearly shapeless lumps of sand, it helps to have a background in geotechnical engineering, writes Joseph Scalia, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, Colorado State University.


Theme picker

Why join?

Your Committee contacts

Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please contact our Sector Support team at sectorsupport@engineersireland.ie. You must be logged into the website to display the current committee members below.

Water & Environmental society Committee Member documentation
As an assigned committee member, your login will allow you access to committee documentation such as agendas, minutes and draft papers.