Aims and Scope



The Journal of Water Sustainability (JWS) aims to bridge two fundamental themes of research and practice to discover the best achievements in all aspects of sustainable water.


The JWS mainly focuses on publishing high-impact works related to water reclamation, reuse and recycling, which includes broad subjects of treatment technologies, assessment methods and tools, recycled water quality requirements and standards, urban water metabolism, management scheme, risk control, socioeconomic aspects of recycled water, new end-uses of recycled water, impact assessment and educational program.


The JWS is a peer-reviewed quarterly publication founded by H. H. Ngo. The JWS is published by  University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT).