American Water Works Association now accepting submissions for new scholarly journal, AWWA Water Science
June 7, 2018

Journal launching in January 2019
(DENVER) – The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that submissions are now being accepted for the Association’s new scholarly journal, AWWA Water Science. This journal will be published continuously and online by AWWA’s publishing partner, John Wiley & Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B).

Launching in January 2019, AWWA Water Science is an interdisciplinary journal publishing original, peer-reviewed research on the science, engineering and social aspects of water. The new journal’s aim is to explore the theoretical, experimental and practical approaches that advance fundamental understanding and application of all aspects of water works and any source water that could conceivably become a potable water supply.

Benefits to authors contributing to AWWA Water Science include the opportunity to reach a wide, international audience through published work, a prompt publication process and peer reviews from experts in the industry. All content published will be available as a benefit of membership to AWWA or through a paid subscription via Wiley. Authors contributing to AWWA Water Science can also select to publish their work via Wiley’s Online Open option, making it available to the public.

“The original research published in AWWA Water Science, the measuring and modeling of vital water systems and solutions, contributes directly to improvements in the water industry,” said Dr. Kenneth L. Mercer, AWWA Water Science Editor-in-Chief. “By publishing their innovations and advances in this new journal, researchers impact the health and safety of communities around the world.” 

AWWA Water Science is a major initiative in the Wiley/AWWA relationship. Designed to put the best in water science research content directly into the wider research publishing ecosystem with all its discovery and collaboration tools, this new journal will make a significant contribution to knowledge of our most precious resource. We are delighted to be partnering with AWWA in this launch,” said Roy Opie, VP, Publishing, Wiley.


Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 51,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.
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