Rivers & Associates, Inc. (Rivers) is a dynamic organization with diverse expertise that ranges from site surveying and land planning to complex civil and environmental engineering services and water and wastewater facility planning.

Started in 1918, Rivers has become a leading civil and environmental engineering firm in North Carolina, offering a wide range of services with specialized market expertise. Our varied client base, from large scale commercial and institutional development to intricate public utilities and public works infrastructure projects, are all a testament to our attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Our project management philosophy is to create practical planning and engineering solutions that blend a conservative, yet sustainable, approach with due respect for the environment. Rivers professional staff consists of licensed Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, Registered Landscape Architects, Certified Planners (AICP) and Certified Engineering Technicians (NICET).

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Learn From Those Who Shape the City

Rivers & Associates Vice President Mark Garner, AICP will serve with a panel of various urban planning professionals discussing the… Read More »


City of New Bern Selects Rivers & Associates for Water & Sewer Design Services

With plans to expand water distribution capacity in the west New Bern area as well as implement improvements to improve… Read More »

Featured Projects


Bayboro Stormwater Inventory & Network Analysis

Areas of the community are subject to periodic surface flooding during various rainfall events. However, the Town had no information… Read More »


Pressure Sewer System Improvements

As a result of tremendous growth over the past several decades, the Town’s sewer service area has been redefined several… Read More »