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 17.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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 Applied Sciences, Energies, Geosciences, Minerals, Water
Porous Flow of Energy & CO2 Transformation and Storage in Deep Formations Topic Editors: Jianjun Liu, Yuewu Liu, Zhengming Yang, Yiqiang Li, Fuquan Song, Rui Song, Yun Yang
Deadline: 6 June 2023
Topic in GeoHazards, Land, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, Water
Natural Hazards and Disaster Risks Reduction Topic Editors: Stefano Morelli, Veronica Pazzi, Mirko Francioni
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Energies, Environments, Toxics, Water
Sustainable Environmental Technologies Topic Editors: Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Prafulla Kumar Sahoo, Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
Deadline: 31 July 2023
Topic in Agriculture, AgriEngineering, Energies, Sustainability, Water
Emerging Agricultural Engineering Sciences, Technologies, and Applications Topic Editors: Muhammad Sultan, Yuguang Zhou, Redmond R. Shamshiri, Muhammad Imran
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Water
Application of Data-Driven Methods for Analyzing Complex Environmental and Ecological Data Guest Editors: Kun Shan, Lin Li, Jianming Deng
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Water
Sustainable Approaches in Water Treatment Practices, Presenting Minimum Environmental Impact Guest Editors: Anastasios Zouboulis, Konstantinos Simeonidis, Evgenios Kokkinos
Deadline: 20 June 2023
Special Issue in Water
Groundwater and Connected Ecosystems Guest Editor: Sanja Gottstein
Deadline: 10 July 2023
Special Issue in Water
Advances in Dam-Break Modeling for Flood Hazard Mitigation: Theory, Numerical Models, and Applications in Hydraulic Engineering Guest Editors: Francesca Aureli, Andrea Maranzoni, Gabriella Petaccia
Deadline: 25 July 2023
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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