Department of Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering


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We started our journey in the year of 2006EC. We are very proud of our track record of excellence in teaching and research. Our faculty and staff are committed to implementing the most effective practices for student success and lifelong learning. We are working to open graduate programs and continuing programs in Hydraulic Engineering and related fields. We hope that whether you are a prospective undergraduate or graduate student, or work in industry, or another university, or a visitor, you will find this website to be informative. 

I invite you to take a few moments to explore the webpages of the Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering curricula, research activities, and department events to get an idea of the exciting opportunities waiting for you both while you obtain your degree, and later in your career solving real world problems. We also invite interested alumni, lecturers, and research partners to share with us opportunities for collaboration.

General Overview
The department of Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering has launched, as undergraduate program, under institute of Technology, Ambo University, in 2006EC. The openinig of the department is in tandem with the country’s efforts towards developing its water resources in a sustainable way with the following program components: hydropower, water supply & sewerage, irrigation & drainage and water resources. 
Mission of the Department
Hydraulic and Water Resource Engineering program has a mission of offering relevant and quality education and training; conducting demand driven research and rendering accessible community services.
Objectives of the Department

  • Ensure the quality of education and training in water technology
  • Advance research and consultancy works in water Technology
  • Improve services to the community
  • Develop a conducive environment for learning and teaching

Resource Facilities

  • Human resources composed of PhD, MSc, BSc and technical assistants
  • Hydraulic laboratory
  • Computers labs


Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering Contact Informations