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Environmental Engineering

Designing for sustainable development + Minimizing environmental impact

Advocate for local and global change by working to improve life on our planet.

Environmental Engineering is the application of scientific theories and principles to minimize the impact of human activities on the environment.

The Environmental Engineering program at Guelph was designed from the ground up as a complete, comprehensive environmental program.  It provides in-depth knowledge of relevant physical, chemical and biological systems with a strong emphasis on engineering design. Our students experience the important role Environmental Engineering plays in serving the current and future needs of all humanity.

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Program Information


Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)*
*Available in regular or co-operative education

With elements of:

  • Remote Sensing / GIS
  • Aire Emission Control
  • Water / Wastewater Treatment
  • Soil Remediation
  • Watershed Systems

Our students have worked here:

  • Environment Canada
  • Triton Engineering Ltd.
  • Conservation authorities
  • Stantec
  • GHD Group