ScienceOpen currently has over 79 million publications available! Users of ScienceOpen can quickly access thousands of articles, books, and book chapter records from our 740 collections that cover different disciplines, researching and promoting the most recent achievements in water, sanitation, and sustainable water management for all, also known as SDG6 of the Agenda2030.
SDG6 aims to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Join us today as we explore some of the most prominent collections supporting research relevant to SDG 6 and learn about the various ways ScienceOpen can assist you in exhibiting your research and placing it in a broader context connected to Agenda2030 and SDGs.
UCL Press’ dedicated collection to SDG6
In our network, UCL Press has separate topical collections dedicated to each Sustainable Development Goal of Agenda2030. Everyone can access free research supporting SDG6 on the SDG06 collection on Clean Water and Sanitation.
- Adaptive water resource planning using decision-rules
- Towards transformative WASH: an integrated case study exploring environmental, sociocultural, economic and institutional risk factors contributing to infant enteric infections in rural tribal India
- The “Bright Side” of Cyanobacteria: Revising the Nuisance Potential and Prospecting Innovative Biotechnology-Based Solutions to Integrate Water Management Programs
- A participatory system dynamics model to investigate sustainable urban water management in Ebbsfleet Garden City
UCL Press has also created a special series on the subject, encouraging all researchers and stakeholders to participate in the discussion about water and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Submissions to the series are open to anyone and submissions may be research articles directly concerned with SDG6, or a combination of the SDGs relevant to the use of water and those focused on environmental issues (SDGs 13, 14, and 15).
- Water and the UN sustainable development goals
- Assessing SDG indicator 6.4.2 ‘level of water stress’ at major basins level
- Synergies and trade-offs between sanitation and the sustainable development goals
Universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all
Access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene is the most basic human need for health and well-being. Billions of people will lack access to these basic services in 2030 unless progress quadruples.
AWWA Water Science is an interdisciplinary journal publishing original, refereed research on the science, engineering, and social aspects of water. AWWA Water Science focuses on the physical, chemical, biological, and ecological processes that affect the quantity and quality of potable water, and the scope of the research includes the application of fundamental science, engineering, and social principles to managerial, policy, and public health issues that affect or are affected by water.
- Autonomy matters: Insights from U.S. water utility managers on governance structure
- Occurrence of culturable Legionella pneumophila in drinking water distribution systems
- Practical implications of perfluoroalkyl substances adsorption on bottle materials: Isotherms
- A holistic approach to lead pipe scale analysis: Importance, methodology, and limitations
- Disparities in drinking water compliance: Implications for incorporating equity into regulatory practices
- Changes in water demand resulting from pandemic mitigations in Southeast Michigan
Improve water quality by reducing pollution
Amsterdam University Press Books publishes prominent book titles in the social sciences and humanities, enhancing global information diffusion and promoting better access to research by freely disseminating it to scholars, students, innovators, and the general public.
Explore some highlighted book titles and follow AUP’s collection for more:
- Realistic Hope: Facing Global Challenges
- Water in Times of Climate Change: A Values-driven Dialogue
- Social Media Activism: Water as a Common Good
- Environmental Movements of India: Chipko, Narmada Bachao Andolan, Navdanya
- Biography of an Industrial Landscape: Carlsberg’s Urban Spaces Retold
We have a dedicated collection for Climate Change: Open Access, which provides all our users with different open access publications from different journals and publishers. Hundreds of articles cover topics like water pollution, reducing pollution, and the preservation of water ecosystems. Discover more on the collection page here.
- Recent pace of change in human impact on the world’s ocean
- Health, climate and small island states
- Human Health and Ocean Pollution
Protect and restore water-related ecosystems and increase water-use efficiency
Over the past 300 years, wetland ecosystems have experienced an 85 percent loss in extent despite the very high-value goods and services that they provide.
The Liverpool University Press Planning and Development series serves as a primary forum for communication between researchers and students, policy analysts and practitioners, contributing to the advancement of town and regional planning research in both developed and emerging economies. This collection includes, among others, themes such as water resource management, sustainable urban planning, and design, and ScienceOpen users can access many articles related to SDG6 topics in this collection.
- Understanding the disjunction between urban planning and water planning and management in Botswana: A challenge for urban planners
- Nature Based Solutions for urban water management in Asian cities: integrating vulnerability into sustainable design
- Three decades of rural development projects in Asia, Latin America, and Africa: Learning from successes and failures
- Hydrosocial practice in an urbanising floodplain: local management and dilemmas of beneficial flooding
The South African Journal of Science collection promotes different SDG6 goals by covering ecology, water management, ecosystem preservation, climate change, and water security. Have a look at the following highlighted titles:
- Stormwater harvesting: Improving water security in South Africa’s urban areas
- Agriculture production’s sensitivity to changes in climate in South Africa
- Ecological consequences of global climate change for freshwater ecosystems in South Africa
- Monitoring marine plastics – will we know if we are making a difference?
Highlighted book titles on SDG6-related topics
Discover more on the topic by exploring the books below:
- Routledge Handbook of Water and Health – UCL: UN SDG 06
- Water Efficiency in Buildings: Theory and Practice – UCL: UN SDG 06
- Mapping Water in Dominica: Enslavement and Environment under Colonialism – The Sustainable History Monograph Pilot
- Wind and Solar Based Energy Systems for Communities – IET Power Engineering
- Nanomaterials for Water Remediation – De Gruyter Materials: Nanotechnology
Other relevant collections
If our users are interested in more scientific aspects of water use and management, especially the chemistry behind water science, AsiaChem is the go-to collection. Follow AsiaChem to stay updated with new issues of the journal and discover some of the relevant titles in the field:
- Reticular Chemistry and Harvesting Water from Desert Air
- Two-Electrode Solar Water Splitting Permitting H2 Separation at a Dark Cathode
And for the most recent discoveries from the depths of the oceans, the Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program collection provides a fantastic scholarship, summarizing the scientific and technical accomplishments of each IODP expedition.
- Data report: pore water and solid-phase trace element distribution in sediments from IODP Expedition 334 Sites U1378 and U1379
- Deepwater drilling in the Arctic Ocean’s permanent sea ice: Expedition 302
- Data report: permeability and grain size of sediments, IODP Expeditions 372 and 375
- Data report: seismic structure beneath the north Cascadia drilling transect of IODP Expedition 311
On ScienceOpen, you can be the editor of your own collection on any topic! Our collections help you share your work, build a community, and increase awareness of SDG-related topics.
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