JAWRA Submission Guidelines

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Even if you have previously published in JAWRA, we recommend reading the instructions below BEFORE you submit, since instructions and style are continually updated.

Instructions for Authors Submit a Manuscript

Publication Charges

JAWRA recognizes an obligation to the water community and to its authors to distribute the knowledge contained within its pages as widely as possible. To accomplish this in an economically sustainable manner, publication charges partially covering the costs of producing JAWRA are assessed to the author. Rates are subject to change and charges will be incurred at the prevailing rates at the time of acceptance. Current Rates and further details are found in the Instructions for Authors document. The preferred method of payment is credit card; however, if payment is made with a check and mailed to AWRA, the manuscript number (MS#) must be included on the check. When paying via wire transfer, you are responsible for covering the wire fee or your payment will not be accepted.

Data Policy

JAWRA encourages authors to share the data and other artifacts supporting the results in the paper by archiving it in an appropriate public archive.

Pre-print Policy

JAWRA will consider for review articles previously available as pre-prints on non-commercial servers such as ArXiv, bioRxiv, psyArXiv, SocArXiv, engrXiv, etc. Authors may post the submitted version of their manuscript to non-commercial servers at any time. Authors are requested to update any pre-publication versions with a link to the final published article.


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