Journal of Water Resource and Protection

ISSN Print: 1945-3094    ISSN Online: 1945-3108

Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Water Policy and Sustainable Development


    Water crisis characterized by shortage of water resources and serious water pollution is the bottleneck restricting the development of the society. How to manage water crisis is an important strategic issue to ensure sustainable development. And further improving the policy mechanism can promote the depth of water conservation. For example, perfect water law system, city water resources unified management, the establishment of a reasonable price formation mechanism, enhance the people's awareness of water conservation and reuse, strengthen the scientific establishment of water-saving planning, the establishment of water rights transfer system, the establishment of city sewage treatment and water saving funds, etc..


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring water policy and sustainable development. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Regulations and rules of water
    • International water law
    • Water administration management
    • Water affairs relationship
    • Water rights system
    • Water project management
    • Sustainable development of water resources

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Water Policy and Sustainable Development” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    February 14th, 2018

    Publication Date

    April 2018


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    For further questions or inquiries

    Please contact Editorial Assistant at

    jwarp@scirp.org