Water (ISSN 2073-4441; CODEN: WATEGH) 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, Chemical Abstracts, Inspec, and many other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 3.0, which equals rank 82/217 (Q2) in 'Water Science and Technology', rank 88/219 (Q2) in 'Aquatic Science' and rank 147/679 (Q1) in 'Geography, Planning and Development'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.544 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.709 (2019)
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Special Issue in Water
Urban Catchment: Rainfall–Runoff Issues and Responses Guest Editor: Rupak Aryal
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Water
Long-Term Monitoring and Research in Forest Hydrology: Towards Integrated Watershed Management Guest Editor: Koichiro Kuraji
Deadline: 20 March 2021
Special Issue in Water
Integrated Water Resource System Modeling to Support Sustainable Water Management Guest Editors: Elmira Hassanzadeh, Monireh Faramarzi, Ilyas Masih, Ali Mirchi, Marcio Giacomoni, Rebecca Teasley
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Water
Assessing the Effects of Multiple Stressors on Aquatic Systems across Temporal and Spatial Scales: From Measurement to Management Guest Editors: Pedro Segurado, Paulo Branco, Maria Teresa Ferreira
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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