Water and Environment Journal

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Edited By: Dr John Bridgeman

Impact Factor: 1.344

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 10/20 (Limnology); 42/83 (Water Resources); 137/223 (Environmental Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1747-6593


Aims and Scope

Water and Environment Journal is the Journal of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). Readership and authorship is principally from environmental professionals or from those who have an interest or involvement in environmental issues, both in the UK and globally. We accept papers on a broad range of topics including air pollution, waste management, the water cycle, and environmental conservation.  The journal is widely read by professionals working in academia, consultancies, Governments, regulators, NGOs and the environment sector. Recent papers have included the following subject areas:

  • Land use and groundwater use
  • Water conservation
  • Integrated water management
  • Flood alleviation, flood estimation and floodplain modelling
  • Sewage sludge digestion
  • Urban sewerage
  • Granular activated carbon performance
  • Membrane bioreactors
  • Integrated environmental management
  • Pollutant build-up and run-off
  • Cryptosporidium risk assessment
  • Bacteriological and chemical quality of drinking water
  • Risk assessment for landfills
  • Contaminated land
  • Leachate from landfills
  • Water Framework Directive
  • European directives
  • River restoration
  • Urban river erosion
  • Ecohydrology
  • Remediation of eutrophic waters
  • Affordability of water services
  • Public participation
  • Simulation and modelling
  • Sustainability, environmental policy and legislation


Water and Environment Journal, CIWEM, water management, aquaculture, aquatic ecology, wetlands, water cycle, environmental, water, air pollution, environmental conservation, management of solid wastes, management of hazardous wastes, environmental management

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • AGRICOLA Database (National Agricultural Library)
  • Agricultural Engineering Abstracts (CABI)
  • Agroforestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Animal Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • Applied Science & Technology Index/Abstracts (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Aqualine Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Biofuels Abstracts (CABI)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CABDirect (CABI)
  • CSA Biological Sciences Database (ProQuest)
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Ecology Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • Environment Index (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Field Crop Abstracts (CABI)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Grasslands & Forage Abstracts (CABI)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • Irrigation & Drainage Abstracts (CABI)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • Leisure Tourism Database (CABI)
  • Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Abstracts (CABI)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series B: Livestock Feeds & Feeding (CABI)
  • Ornamental Horticulture (CABI)
  • Pig News & Information (CABI)
  • Poultry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Protozoological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Review of Agricultural Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Entomology (CABI)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • Soils & Fertilizers Abstracts (CABI)
  • Sugar Industry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Weed Abstracts (CABI)
  • Wheat, Barley & Triticale Abstracts (CABI)
  • World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts (CABI)
  • Zoological Record (Thomson Reuters)