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Wiley and the Water Environment Federation Announce Publishing Partnership

Friday, September 28, 2018 11:21 am EDT
"We are delighted to begin a partnership with the Water Environment Federation to publish Water Environment Research"

Hoboken, N.J—September 28, 2018—John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) are pleased to announce that WEF has selected Wiley as its publishing partner for their journal Water Environment Research. The journal will transition to the Wiley Online Library platform beginning with the January 2019 issue.

Water Environment Research is the journal of choice for academics and water quality professionals worldwide since 1928. It is a monthly online journal with a worldwide readership that includes fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality. As an official WEF publication, the journal also provides an annual Literature Review on water quality topics from the previous year.

Leadership, passion, collaboration, scholarship, and service are the core values that guide WEF and its members in fulfilling their mission of protecting public health and the environment. The Water Environment Federation is based in Alexandria, VA.

“We are delighted to begin a partnership with the Water Environment Federation to publish Water Environment Research,” said Swapna Padhye, Editorial Director, Society Services at Wiley. “Given that water is the most important resource in the world, the work that the Federation and its community of scientists does is integral to the survival of our planet. We are honored to partner with them in support of their goal to improve water quality around the world by facilitating the dissemination of this important scholarly work.”

"For 90 years, Water Environment Research has been a trusted vehicle for the dissemination of scholarly water research. It's exciting to take this new step that we believe will lead to even greater impact and awareness of the information published in this flagship journal," said Eileen O'Neill, Executive Director of WEF.

"I am very excited for this new partnership with Wiley and what it means for Water Environment Research.  As we celebrate our 90th year of publication, we are reminded of the historical significance of WER and of all the influential researchers and practitioners who have published here,” said Tim Ellis, Editor-in-Chief and Associate Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University. “Joining forces with Wiley enables us to continue a tradition of excellence and increase the reach of the journal to new and emerging markets. With this change, we will be included in the Wiley Online Library, which will increase WER’s discoverability, readership, and international impact.”

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About the Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 34,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of water professionals, increase the awareness of the impact and value of water, and provide a platform for water sector innovation. To learn more, visit 

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