Promotion material


Update of publication policy 04 Jul 2017

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations 29 Jun 2017

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

New licence & copyright agreement 06 Jun 2017

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

New display and citation guidelines for DOIs 06 Jun 2017

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "".

Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs 08 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

Standard English copy-editing for final revised articles 23 May 2016

English copy-editing is now included in DWES's article processing charges as a standard service for all final revised articles.

Workflow of DWES reorganized 10 Dec 2015

We have summarized the upcoming changes to DWES by the end of the year.

Citable video publications for DWES authors 29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal DWES authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

New library and payment concept for DWES 14 Oct 2015

From January 2016 onwards, DWES will see changes to the way papers are archived and paid for.

Update data policy 29 Jun 2015

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

DWES awarded DOAJ Seal 25 Jun 2015

Drinking Water Engineering and Science (DWES) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

Changes in the editorial board 05 Jun 2015

After more than seven years five founding editors of DWES are stepping down and we welcome six new members to the editorial board.

DWES now member of COPE 21 May 2015

Drinking Water Engineering and Science (DWES) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch 13 May 2015

The DWES website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

Archive Open/Close Archive

DWES provides full-text XML 24 Nov 2014

Drinking Water Engineering and Science (DWES) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on. 

Article level metrics available 29 Oct 2013

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

Publication ethics 13 Aug 2013

DWES has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

New data policy 04 Jun 2013

DWES has just published its new data policy.

Special issue: CCWI 2013

We are proud to announce that after a successful cooperation in 2009 and 2011, DWES will publish the best papers of CCWI 2013 "Crossing the currents, water and social media" conference in a special issue.

New Editor-in-Chief 10 Jul 2013

We are pleased to announce that Luuk Rietveld has taken over the position as Editor-in-Chief, formerly held by Gertjan Medema.

Special issue: Baltic Water Research Conference (2011) 10 May 2011

DWES will publish the best papers of the Baltic Water Research Platform conference.

New Chief-Editor 13 Apr 2011

We are pleased to announce Gertjan Medema has taken over the Chief-Editor position of Gary Amy.

DWES publishes Filtech 2011 papers 27 Oct 2010

DWES will publish the best papers of the Filtech 2011 conference.

Announcement archive

About open access 
Publications Copernicus