The mission of the department is to graduate engineers equipped with basic and applied sciences and skills in accordance with international standards and requirements of civil projects taking into account any environmental impact. These include basic science theories that assist in designing hydraulic, irrigation, and coastal structures. The department also offers a diploma, masters, and doctoral programs to help improving the capabilities of the graduates. Faculty and staff members participate and supervise educational activities as well as design studies and projects, to develop appropriate solutions to problems that occur with various water structures and resources in Egypt.