Open Access Water quality Journals

A list of Open Access Water quality journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Water quality is chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

This list of Water quality OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Water quality manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Water quality journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. We've made this extensive list of open access Water quality journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Water quality venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Water quality journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Water quality OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Water quality Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
American journal of water resources2333-48196155345.9
International journal of chemical and life sciences(Online)2234-8638Adhya Biosciences Pvt. Ltd.51840
Journal of Water and Health1477-8920IWA Publishing14912743535.7Website
Journal of water security2345-0363Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy297534.5
Экология и строительство2413-8452Scientific Research Center Of Environmental Engineering And Construction7128.6
Water Science1110-4929Taylor & Francis272125.9Website
Jahangirnagar University environmental bulletin2304-3326Bangladesh Journals Online165025
Journal of environment pollution and human health2334-3494177023.5
Drinking Water Engineering and Science1996-9457123171922Website
Applied Water Science2190-5495Springer Nature17142550520.7Website
npj clean water2059-7037Springer Nature177263120.3Website
Turkish journal of water scince and management2536-474XTurkish Journal of Water Science and Management595920.3
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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What is an APC?
An APC is the article processing charge that an author of a given research paper has to pay in order to get it published in a journal. APCs are most commonly used by open access journals or by journals who offer open access publishing.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access