Water Productivity Journal (WPJ) Quarterly Publication

"Ethical Principles of Article Publication"


The author and persons active in the journal (editor, editor-in-chief, members of the editorial board, internal manager, expert, expert secretary, editor and publisher) must accept the rules and ethical charter of the journal and agree on it.

 Decisions: The rules of copyright and adaptation of other literary works must be observed by the publication and the rights of individuals must be protected at the time of publication.

Fair decision-making about articles: Decisions about articles should be made at any stage regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, civic or political-philosophical beliefs of the authors.


Confidentiality: Personal information of authors of articles for all those who have access to it, such as editor, editor-in-chief, members of the editorial board, expert and internal and executive director of the journal and other active factors (other than the relevant author) such as judges, consultants, editors and publishers. The trustee must be completely confidential and protected at all times.

  Adherence to interests: The possibility of using the results of other people's research should be done with reference and written and explicit permission from the author.


Judges' duties

1- Helping to make a better decision of the editorial board within the announced time period (10 days) and it is good that the judges have helped the editor, managing director and members of the editorial board of the journal Water Consumption Productivity in the qualitative, content and scientific review of the articles. Through indirect communication, the members of the editorial board should help the author to improve and improve the quality and content of the articles.

2- The speed of action of the selected judges should, immediately after the initial review, inform the editor of the publication immediately about the result, which includes: non-judging of the article due to lack of subject matter in the field of referee work, lack of time, inadequacy of the article. Water consumption and so on.

3- Confidentiality of information in such a way that all the information contained in the articles should be considered confidential to the arbitrator and the arbitrator should try to maintain it.

 4- Arbitration is necessary by presenting scientific and transparent documents and arguments, and judging articles should be sufficient based on scientific documents and reasoning, should be clearly stated and these documents should be presented to publications and authors, and according to personal, personal taste. Racial and religious etc. should refrain from judging articles.

5- Paying attention to the sources used in the article is another duty of the judges. All research, topics, and citations used in the paper must be accompanied by a complete reference in the bibliography.


Writers' duties

1- Presenting scientific and standard articles. Writers should prepare scientific and coherent articles in accordance with the standard of water consumption productivity publication. The method used in the article is done accurately and objectively and the data is reported correctly. Make full reference to the rights of other persons in the article. Refrain from expressing sensitive and immoral issues, personal and personal, racial and religious tastes and false and incorrect information, and translating the works of others without mentioning the title in the article.

2- Providing raw data, if necessary, based on the opinion of the members of the editorial board

3. The authenticity of the submitted article, in such a way that the articles submitted by the authors should be the work of the author of the article and any use of other people's research should be mentioned in the article.

4- Failure to publish an accepted or published article or article at the same time, presenting an article simultaneously to several publications or articles published or accepted to other publications is against moral and scientific laws.

5. Mention appropriate references and referrals including all books, publications and Internet sites and other research of individuals in the list of sources should be done accurately according to the format of the journal Water Consumption Productivity.

Mentioning the responsible person and colleagues in the article and being careful not to have irrelevant names in this type of cooperation. In fact, the person in charge of the article is the person who has played a major role in preparing, preparing, designing and executing the article, and other authors are mentioned as collaborators in the article, and the main author of the article should be the name and information of all authors. Make sure the name of the author of the article is read. Also, all authors have read the article and agreed to submit it.

* Any dangers posed to humans or other organisms by any author's research should be clearly stated in the article.

* The author, whenever he notices any errors and inaccuracies in his article, informs the journal about it, corrects it or retrieves the article.

Some general cases

1- The submitted article should not have been previously published in any of the domestic or foreign journals or sent to another journal at the same time. In case of final acceptance, the article should not be published elsewhere.

2- It is worth noting that the liaison officer is responsible for protecting the rights of other authors and will be contacted or contacted. The quarterly is not responsible for claims between authors and authors and other authorities.

3-‌ In the articles taken from the dissertations or research projects of universities and organizations, it is necessary to mention the date of the research, the names of the supervising and consulting professors, the relevant university or organization, and the financial and credit resources of the research project.

4-‌ The scientific responsibility of the article is the responsibility of the author or authors, and the views of the authors of the articles are not necessarily the views of the quarterly.

5- The preparation of an article should be free of any immoral acts, including forgery, distortion of facts, plagiarism, etc.



• Committee on Publication Ethics, COPE Code of Conduct, www.publicationethics.org.

• Committee on Publication Ethics, COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers, www.publicatio