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), and The Polish Limnological Society (PLS) 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, AGRICOLA, AGRIS, CAPlus / SciFinder, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Water Resources) / CiteScore - Q1 (Geography, Planning and Development)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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: 3.103 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.229 (2020)
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Topic in Agronomy, Water
Eco-Sustainable Innovative Approaches for Water-Soil-Nutrient-Crop Management Editors-in-Chief: Rossella Albrizio, Anna Maria Stellacci, Vito Cantore, Mladen Todorovic
Deadline: 5 February 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Water, Energies
Wave and Tidal Energy Editors-in-Chief: Pasquale G. F. Filianoti, Sergio Mario Camporeale
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Water, Sustainability, Digital, Computation, Informatics
Recent Advances in Hydroinformatics: Focusing on Machine Learning and Remote Sensing in Hydrology Editors-in-Chief: Zheng Duan, Babak Mohammadi
Deadline: 30 April 2022
Topic in ChemEngineering, Clean Technol., IJERPH, Pollutants, Water
Emerging Solutions for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Editor-in-Chief: Panagiotis Karanis
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Water
Innovative Technologies for Wastewater and Water Treatment Guest Editors: Qilin Wang, Dongbo Wang, Yingqun Ma, Jing Sun, Li Gao
Deadline: 20 October 2021
Special Issue in Water
Present and Future of Drinking Water Supplies in Low-Income Regions Guest Editor: Pedro Martínez-Santos
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Water
Microbial Ecology of Wastewater Treatment Guest Editor: Jose Amador
Deadline: 10 November 2021
Special Issue in Water
Effects of Climate and Environmental Change on Freshwater Ecosystems Guest Editors: Valeria Lencioni, Dean Jacobsen
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi, Giacomo Zanni
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