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The graduate program started at Instituto de Pesquisas Hidráulicas (IPH) as a Master in Applied Hydrology from the Center of Applied that was created on 1968 from a cooperation project between the UFRGS and UNESCO. Registration of first students occurred in 1st March 1968, the official start date of the IPH graduate program.

From 1979, it continued as a graduate program in Civil Engineering / Major in Water Resources and Environmental Sanitation, after the recognition of the multidisciplinary aspect of the water field. The PhD program started in 1989, when the program was already a graduate program in Water Resources and Environmental Sanitation Engineering. After receiving students from diverse professional backgrounds, the program adopted in 2000 its actual denomination as graduate program in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.