The College of Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering was established on the basis of the major of agricultural water conservancy engineering, water and hydropower engineering, and agricultural building environment and energy in the former College of Information and Engineering Technology of Sichuan Agricultural University.
At present, there are 49 faculty members, including 14 with senior and deputy senior titles and 32 with intermediate titles. There are 46 faculty members with doctor's and master's degrees, 22 master's supervisors, and 10 faculty members with overseas study and visiting experience.
The college has three undergraduate majors, among which agricultural water conservancy engineering was approved as a provincial first-class specialty in 2020, water conservancy and hydropower engineering was approved as a provincial first-class specialty in 2022, a second-level discipline master's degree program (agricultural water and soil engineering), a professional master's degree program (civil and water conservancy), a key laboratory of Sichuan Provincial Department of Education, and three school-level laboratories. The total area of the laboratory is nearly 4000 m2, and the equipment value is more than 30 million RMB, 1 engineering training center with an area of 2500 m2. It has obtained more than 10 provincial and ministerial projects and achievements, more than 180 national invention patents and utility model patents, published more than 150 academic papers, and published more than 10 monographs and textbooks.