Difference Between an Environmental Engineer and Civil Engineer
There is often a confusion between an environmental engineer and civil engineer. While both are involved in dealing with planning, designing, construction and maintenance, each one has distinct areas of specialties.
Below is a comparison that differentiates the two.
- Deals with water, air and soil contamination, landfills, soil contaminants, industrial runoff
and smoke plumes
- Concentrates in water management
and treatment, air quality, ecology,
geotechnical remediation and
- Conducts inspection, evaluation and reporting for environmental
- Resolves problems caused by
increasing population, natural
disasters, intense land activities
- Serve as a technical advisor in developing design solutions for environmental problems
- Specialises in ecological engineering
- Deals with buildings, steel, concrete, construction, soil mechanics bridges, land development and infrastructure
- Concentrates in analysis, design, construction and maintenance of the physical infrastructure of a development project
- Analyses survey reports and other data in order to plan development project
- Supervises construction projects and structural systems to monitor safety regulations
- Ensures the overall safety of construction job
- May be involved in different areas of engineering
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