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, Biology, BioTech, Environments, Water
Advances in Environmental Biotechnology (AEB) Topic Editors: Ramaraj Boopathy, Eldon R. Rene, Mark Zappi
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Topic in Environments, Forests, Remote Sensing, Water
Remote Sensing in Water Resources Management Models Topic Editors: Jinsong Deng, Yang Hong, Salah Elsayed
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Catalysts, Clean Technol., Processes, Water
Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) in the Circular Economy Topic Editors: Patrick Dunlop, Efthalia Chatzisymeon, Leónidas Pérez Estrada
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Geosciences, Hydrology, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, Water
Hydrological Modeling and Engineering: Managing Risk and Uncertainties Topic Editors: Md Jahangir Alam, Monzur Imteaz, Abdallah Shanbleh
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Special Issue in Water
Ecological Monitoring and Assessment of Freshwater Ecosystems: New Trends and Future Challenges Guest Editors: Eva Papastergiadou, Kostas Stefanidis
Deadline: 10 February 2023
Special Issue in Water
The Interrelationship between Agricultural Activities, Water Quality and Human Health Guest Editors: Chihhao Fan, Sheng-Wei Wang
Deadline: 15 February 2023
Special Issue in Water
Recent Advances in Bioreactors and Heavy Metals Removal/Recovery during Waste Post-treatment Guest Editor: Ivar Zekker
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Special Issue in Water
Novel Meta Heuristic Algorithms Based Advanced Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods in Water Resources Guest Editors: Ozgur Kisi, Rana Muhammad Adnan
Deadline: 25 March 2023
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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