What is Civil Engineering?

Civil engineering, one of the key services offered by Paul Waite Associates, is an old and important discipline. Though we may sometimes take it for granted, it is impossible to understate the impact it has on our lives. Read on to find out more about how civil engineering plays a huge role in shaping the world in which we live.

What is civil engineering?

Civil engineering is, essentially, the foundation upon which modern society is built. It involves the construction of all kinds of infrastructure, including but by no means limited to roads, railways, bridges, sewers, canals and power supply. All these things are fundamental parts of our day-to-day lives, and all are products of civil engineering.

What is the role of a civil engineer?

The role of civil engineers doesn’t end when this infrastructure has been designed and built, however – it is also up to them to maintain these facilities and, where necessary, develop and improve them to bring them in line with modern standards. Because of this broad remit, civil engineering is a complex sector and has many specialised subdivisions, such as those focused on dealing with construction or the environment.

Exceptional design meets a cost-effective solution

At PWA, our approach isn’t just to design the project but to develop it alongside all stakeholders to deliver the best solution. It all starts with understanding your project requirements and the existing site, it ends with the most cost-effective solution that meets the initial brief.

The experience and expertise of the PWA team allow us to take on civil engineering projects of all different shapes and sizes. To find out more about our services, feel free to get in touch by calling 01535 633350 or emailing us at info@pwaite.co.uk.

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