Water is a peer-reviewed, open access journal on water science and technology, including the ecology and management of water resources, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. Water collaborates with the International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM) and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). In addition, the American Institute of Hydrology (AIH), The Polish Limnological Society (PLS) and Japanese Society of Physical Hydrology (JSPH) are affiliated with Water and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, GEOBASE, GeoRef, PubAg, AGRIS, CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Water Resources) / CiteScore - Q1 (Water Science and Technology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Companion journals for Water include: GeoHazards and Hydrobiology.
Impact Factor: 3.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.5 (2022)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Bioengineering, Fermentation, Processes, Water
Bioreactors: Control, Optimization and Applications - 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Francesca Raganati, Alessandra Procentese
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Agronomy, Environments, Microorganisms, Pollutants, Sustainability, Water
Soil and Water Pollution Process and Remediation Technologies, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Hongbiao Cui, Ru Wang, Yu Shi, Haiying Lu, Lin Chen
Deadline: 15 July 2024
Topic in JMSE, Oceans, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, Water
Aquatic Environment Research for Sustainable Development Topic Editors: Giacomo De Carolis, Gianfranco Fornaro, Sedat Gündoğdu, Giovanni Ludeno, Matteo Postacchini, Ali Rıza Kosker, Virginia Zamparelli
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in IJERPH, Microplastics, Sustainability, Toxics, Water
Microplastics Pollution Topic Editors: Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos, Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Antonis A. Zorpas, María Rocío Rodríguez Barroso
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Special Issue in Water
Persistent and Emerging Organic Contaminants in Natural Environments Guest Editors: Jasmin Rauseo, Francesca Spataro, Luisa Patrolecco
Deadline: 20 June 2024
Special Issue in Water
Groundwater Depletion: Current Trends and Future Challenges to Mitigate the Phenomenon Guest Editors: Nerantzis Kazakis, Micòl Mastrocicco, Konstantinos Chalikakis
Deadline: 25 June 2024
Special Issue in Water
Urbanization, Climate Change and Flood Risk Management Guest Editor: Jidong Wu
Deadline: 20 July 2024
Special Issue in Water
Novel Applications of Surface Water–Groundwater Modeling Guest Editors: Il-Moon Chung, Sun Woo Chang, Ryan Bailey
Deadline: 23 July 2024
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Meri Raggi, Davide Viaggi, Giacomo Zanni
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