Water — Open Access Journal

Water (ISSN 2073-4441; CODEN: WATEGH) is a peer-reviewed open access journal on water science and technology, including the ecology and management of water resources, and is published monthly online by MDPI. Water collaborates with the International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM) and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Ei Compendex and other databases.
  • CiteScore (2018 Scopus data): 2.66, which equals rank 39/203 (Q1) in 'Water Science and Technology' and rank 32/201 (Q1) in 'Aquatic Science'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.7 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 2019).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.524 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.721 (2018)
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Special Issue in Water
Insights on the Water–Energy–Food Nexus Guest Editors: Vasilis Kanakoudis, Stavroula Tsitsifli
Deadline: 31 March 2020
Special Issue in Water
Impacts of Anthropogenic Activities on Watersheds in a Changing Climate Guest Editors: Luís Filipe Sanches Fernandes, Fernando A.L. Pacheco
Deadline: 24 April 2020
Special Issue in Water
Water Flow, Solute and Heat Transfer in Groundwater Guest Editor: Alexander Yakirevich
Deadline: 30 April 2020
Special Issue in Water
Subsurface Multiphase Flow and Contamination Remediation Guest Editors: Kaveh Sookhak Lari, Robert J. Lenhard
Deadline: 20 May 2020
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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