Special Issue "Water Resources Management: Innovation and Challenges in a Changing World"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 December 2015) | Viewed by 99484
Interests: protecting and restoring water quality; water pollution and treatment; stormwater/wastewater recycling and water conservation and efficiency; integrated water resource management (IWRM); resilience of water infrastructure; water security and adaptation to climate change
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Globally, water resources are becoming increasingly vulnerable as a result of escalating demand, arising from population growth, expanding industrialisation due to rising living standards, pollution, and climate change impacts. This situation is further exacerbated by poor management practices and unsustainable extraction of water for various consumptive uses. Consequently, many regions around the world, particularly urban areas are becoming water stressed and conflicts over access to water are becoming ever more common. To overcome the significant challenges fundamental to the management of water resources, cutting-edge knowledge, innovative approaches and an in-depth understanding of the inherent scientific, economic, social and environmental issues is imperative. This Special Issue of Water provides the platform for researchers and practitioners to contribute to the wide dissemination of knowledge and best practices to strengthen the management of our precious water resources into the future.
Prof. Dr. Ashantha Goonetilleke
Dr. Meththika Vithanage
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Water is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- urban and rural water resources
- Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
- trans boundary issues
- land use impacts
- climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation
- stormwater pollution and treatment
- water resources pollution, mitigation and remediation
- water reuse and recycling
- monitoring and assessment
- water trading and water allocation