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Engineering Summer photo competition

'Civil engineering that has changed your life for the better' photo competition.

Civil engineers build all sorts of things that change people's lives for the better.

This summer, as part of our annual competition, we want you to take a snap that shows this. 

Joseph Bazalgette, for example, massively improved the health of London's inhabitants with the capital's first-ever sewer network, which helped wipe out cholera in the city in the 19th century. 

In Lincolnshire, the new Boston Barrier will protect hundreds of people's homes from flooding for years to come.

On the other side of the world, Sydney Metro is currently improving connections and transforming how people travel across the city, with 113km of new metro rail being built as part of the country's biggest public transport project. 

Upload your images below to be in with a chance of winning a gift voucher.

How to enter

You can enter as many images as you’d like, but each image must be uploaded and submitted individually.

Please include a sentence to accompany each image to explain why you think it fits with the theme of 'civil engineering that has changed lives for the better'.

You can send in a photo of a project that has a positive local, national or global effect. 

The pictures can be of civil engineering projects anywhere in the world. 

The top prize is a £100 gift voucher.

The competition closes on 4 September 2022.

Follow the hashtag #EngineeringSummer on Twitter and let’s celebrate how civil engineering can benefit society.

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