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Aims & Scope

Journal of Water and Health is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal devoted to the dissemination of information on the health implications and control of waterborne microorganisms and chemical substances in the broadest sense for developing and developed countries worldwide. This includes microbial toxins, chemical quality and the aesthetic qualities of water.

Contributions will be published on the health-related aspects of the following areas:


Chemical and physical quality of water as it affects health
Chemical Risk Assessment
Detection and Ecology of Parasites in the Environment
Disinfection by-products
Endocrine disruptors
Epidemiology of Waterborne Diseases
Health effectiveness of water management
Impact of climate change on water quality and health
Impacts of water quality on food safety
Indicators of Water and Wastewater Quality
Microbial Risk Assessment
Microbial toxins (including cyanobacteria)
Performance of Water and Wastewater Treatment and Health Implications
Recreational Water Quality
Regulatory issues and standard development
Risk Assessment
Sanitation Safety Planning
Single-celled Microbiology
Taste and Odour
Wastewater-based Epidemiology
Water Policy and Health
Water Quality Surveys and Assessments
Water Safety Planning
Water Virology
Water-based Diseases
Water-based Insect Vectors of Disease


Journal of Water and Health is published monthly.

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