Water — Open Access Journal

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 monthly online by MDPI. Water collaborates with the International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM) and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Ei Compendex and 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 15.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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
Sustainable Management of Urban Water Resources Guest Editors: Susanne Charlesworth, Craig Lashford
Deadline: 15 August 2020
Special Issue in Water
New Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Methods for Extreme Rainfall Events Guest Editor: Kevin Fleming
Deadline: 26 August 2020
Special Issue in Water
Technologies for Water Reuse: Current Status and Future Challenges Guest Editors: Piemonte Vincenzo, Capocelli Mauro
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Water
Long-Term Monitoring and Research in Forest Hydrology: Towards Integrated Watershed Management Guest Editor: Koichiro Kuraji
Deadline: 20 September 2020
Topical Collection in Water
Water Policy Collection Collection Editors: Giacomo Zanni, Davide Viaggi, Meri Raggi
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