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 many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Water Resources) / CiteScore - Q1 (Water Science and Technology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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: 3.530 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.628 (2021)
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Topic in Atmosphere, JMSE, Oceans, Water
Air-Ice-Ocean Interaction in Arctic and sub-Arctic and Possible Links with Lower Latitude Weather and Climate Topic Editors: Vladimir Ivanov, Vladimir Alexeev
Deadline: 30 August 2022
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Aquatic Ecological Monitoring and Wastewater Treatment in Agricultural Systems Topic Editors: Jongkwon Im, Xuwang Zhang, Laura Bulgariu, Christos S. Akratos, Francisco Osorio
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Deadline: 31 October 2022
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Deadline: 30 November 2022
Special Issue in Water
Hydrometeorological Observation and Modeling Guest Editor: Paul Kucera
Deadline: 15 July 2022
Special Issue in Water
Constructed Wetlands for Water Pollution Control in Urban and Rural Areas Guest Editor: Ewa Wojciechowska
Deadline: 20 July 2022
Special Issue in Water
Water Quality Impacts of Contaminant Transport and Transformation Guest Editors: Charalambos Papelis, Tohren C. Kibbey
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Special Issue in Water
The Role of Human Activities in the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance Trough Aquatic Environments Guest Editor: Lorenzo Proia
Deadline: 20 August 2022
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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