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), and The Polish Limnological Society (PLS) 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, AGRICOLA, AGRIS, CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Water Resources) / CiteScore - Q1 (Geography, Planning and Development)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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: 3.103 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.229 (2020)
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Topic in Agronomy, Water
Eco-Sustainable Innovative Approaches for Water-Soil-Nutrient-Crop Management Editors-in-Chief: Rossella Albrizio, Anna Maria Stellacci, Vito Cantore, Mladen Todorovic
Deadline: 5 February 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Water, Energies
Wave and Tidal Energy Editors-in-Chief: Pasquale G. F. Filianoti, Sergio Mario Camporeale
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Water, Sustainability, Digital, Computation, Informatics
Recent Advances in Hydroinformatics: Focusing on Machine Learning and Remote Sensing in Hydrology Editors-in-Chief: Zheng Duan, Babak Mohammadi
Deadline: 30 April 2022
Topic in ChemEngineering, Clean Technol., IJERPH, Pollutants, Water
Emerging Solutions for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Editor-in-Chief: Panagiotis Karanis
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Water
Mitigation Techniques for Water-Induced Natural Disasters: The State of the Art Guest Editors: Hongey Chen, Wei-Bo Chen
Deadline: 3 December 2021
Special Issue in Water
Salinization of Water Resources: Ongoing and Future Trends Guest Editor: Nicolò Colombani
Deadline: 10 December 2021
Special Issue in Water
Advances in Microalgal Harvesting Guest Editors: Liandong Zhu, Cheng Yan
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Water
Failure Risk Assessment in Water Supply System Guest Editors: Katarzyna Pietrucha-Urbanik, DSc, PhD, Eng., Barbara Tchórzewska-Cieślak, DSc, PhD, Eng.
Deadline: 15 January 2022
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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