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 16.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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, GeoHazards, Geosciences, Remote Sensing, Water
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Deadline: 20 December 2023
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Deadline: 31 December 2023
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Deadline: 31 January 2024
Topic in Energies, Hydrology, JMSE, Remote Sensing, Water
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Deadline: 29 February 2024
Special Issue in Water
Groundwater Management in a Changing World: Challenges and Endeavors Guest Editor: Claudia Cherubini
Deadline: 10 December 2023
Special Issue in Water
Advances in Management of Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment Guest Editor: Carlos Costa
Deadline: 25 December 2023
Special Issue in Water
Groundwater and Connected Ecosystems Guest Editor: Sanja Gottstein
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Water
Impact of Climate Changes on Marine Ecology and Fishes Guest Editor: Simon Kumar Das
Deadline: 5 January 2024
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Meri Raggi, Davide Viaggi, Giacomo Zanni
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