Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Water Pollution and Water Quality


    Water Pollution is a major global problem which requires ongoing evaluation and revision of water resource policy at all levels. It has been suggested that it is the leading worldwide cause of deaths and diseases, and that it accounts for the deaths of more than 14,000 people daily. An estimated 700 million Indians have no access to a proper toilet, and 1000 Indian children die of diarrheal sickness every day. Some 90% of China’s cities suffer from some degree of water pollution, and nearly 500 million people lack access to safe drinking water. In addition to the acute problems of water pollution in developing countries, developed countries continue to struggle with pollution problems as well. In the most recent national report on water quality in the United States, 45 percent of assessed stream miles, 47 percent of assessed lake acres, and 32 percent of assessed bays and estuarine square miles were classified as polluted.


    Water is typically referred to as polluted when it is impaired by anthropogenic contaminants and either does not support a human use, such as drinking water, and/or undergoes a marked shift in its ability to support its constituent biotic communities, such as fish. Natural phenomena such as volcanoes, algae blooms, storms, and earthquakes also cause major changes in water quality and the ecological status of water.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on exploring Water Pollution and Water Quality.


    Authors should read over the journal’s Authors’ Guidelines carefully before submission, Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Paper Submission System. According to the following timetable:

    Manuscript Due

    May 30th, 2013

    Publication Date

    July 2013


    Please kindly notice that the Special Issue’’ under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue — Water Pollution and Water Quality” should be chosen during your submission.


    Special Issue Editor

    Guest Editor:

     

    For further questions or inquiries

    Please contact Editorial Assistant at

    jep@scirp.org