Water Research Impact Factor, Indexing, Ranking

Water Research Impact Factor, Indexing, Ranking

Water Research (WR) is a scholarly journal dedicated to publishing research in the field of Environmental Science. Elsevier is the publisher of this esteemed journal. The P-ISSN assigned to Water Research is 0043-1354 and its abbreviated form is Water Res.

Aim and Scope

Water Research has an open access companion journal Water Research X, sharing the same aims and scope, editorial team, submission system and rigorous peer review.
Water Research publishes refereed, original research papers on all aspects of the science and technology of the anthropogenic water cycle, water quality, and its management worldwide. A broad outline of the journal's scope includes:
•Treatment processes for water and wastewaters (municipal, agricultural, industrial, and on-site treatment), including resource recovery and residuals management;
•Urban hydrology including sewer systems, stormwater management, and green infrastructure;
•Drinking water treatment and distribution;
•Potable and non-potable water reuse;
•Sanitation, public health, and risk assessment;
•Anaerobic digestion, solid and hazardous waste management, including source characterization and the effects and control of leachates and gaseous emissions;
•Contaminants (chemical, microbial, anthropogenic particles such as nanoparticles or microplastics) and related water quality sensing, monitoring, fate, and assessment;

Journal Details

Journal title Water Research (WR)
Abbreviation Water Res
Print ISSN 0043-1354
Online ISSN 1879-2448
Publisher Name Elsevier
Editor-in-chief Professor Eberhard Morgenroth
Subject Category Environmental Science


Abbreviation : ISO Journal abbreviation refers to the shortened form or acronym used to represent the full title of a scholarly journal. The ISO4 Abbreviation of Water Research Journal is Water Res.


The Ranking of the Journal in 2024 is 511. Ranking systems aim to provide an indication of a journal's quality, influence, and prestige within a specific field or discipline.

Impact Factor

The Journal's Impact Factor in 2024 is 12.8. it is all calculated by Clarivate, which means how many times a particular citation has been published in the past two years.

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The Journal SCImago in 2024 is 3.338. It is measured by the number of citations which are made by the particular journals, and the journal from where the citations arrived from.


The Journal's H-Index in 2024 is 354. The H-index is calculated on how many times a particular author is cited and the number of published papers that a particular author has.


The Journal's Quartile is Q1. A quartile has three points, which are the upper quartile, median, and lower quartile. The main motive of the quartile is to calculate the interquartile range, that resembles the changes across the median.

Journal's Indexing

The Journal is indexed in (Indexing details)

PubMed Scopus Web of Science UGC Embase DOAJ

Indexing services aim to make it easier for researchers, scholars, and readers to discover and access articles from various journals within a specific field or discipline.

Journal's Metrics for 2024

Abbreviation Water Res
Access type Hybrid
Impact Factor 12.8
SJR 3.338
SNIP 2.421
Ranking 511
CiteScore 19.8
H-Index 354

Editorial Board

The Editor-in-chief of the Journal is Professor Eberhard Morgenroth

Submission/Processing Fee (APC)

Processing/Submission Fee : Article submission/Processing fees (APC), also known as manuscript Publication fees or processing fees (APC), are charged by journals to authors for submitting/publishing their research papers/article.

The APC/Submission (Publication) Fee of the Journal is 4350 USD

Call for paper

Call for paper : The Journal invites original research contributions for consideration of publication in Water Research journal.

Journal seeking submissions in the broad areas of Environmental Science that align with journal's focus on Environmental Science.

for details about call for paper please visit to the official website of the journal to check the details about call for papers.

How to publish in Water Research

Publishing in Water Research involves the following steps:

  • Research: Conduct high-quality, impactful research in the field of Environmental Science.
  • Familiarize Yourself: Read and understand the aims and scope of Water Research to ensure your work aligns with their focus.
  • Manuscript Preparation: Prepare your manuscript according to the Water Research guidelines, including formatting, length, and referencing style.
  • Submission: Submit your manuscript through the journal's online submission system.

Water Research FAQ

is journal indexed in PubMed?

Yes, the journal is indexed in PubMed.

is journal indexed in Scopus?

Yes, the journal is indexed in Scopus.

is journal indexed in UGC?

Yes, the journal is indexed in UGC.

is journal indexed in Index Copernicus?

No, the journal is not indexed in Index copernicus.

is a predatory journal?

No, journal is not a predatory journal.

What is the Imptact Factor of Water Research?

The Impact Factor of the Journal is 12.8.

What is the Ranking of the Journal?

The Ranking of the Journal is 511.

is journal peer reviewed?

Yes the journal is a peer-reviewed journal.

is Water Research a good journal?

Yes the journal is a peer-reviewed journal and good to publish your paper.

What is Water Research?

Water Research (WR) is a scholarly journal dedicated to publishing research in the field of Environmental Science. Elsevier is the publisher of this esteemed journal.

is Water Research open access?

Yes, Water Research is a open access (Hybrid) journal.

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