Environmental engineers keep drinking water clean, protect people from pollution, and take steps to fight climate change. Environmental Engineering in the Real World examines the history of this branch of engineering, what environmental engineers do today, and what's next for the field. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.