Volume 2 (2022)
Volume 1 (2021)
Number of Volumes 3
Number of Issues 10
Number of Articles 64
Number of Contributors 91
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Acceptance Rate 43 %
Time to Accept (Days) 45
Number of Indexing Databases 3
Number of Reviewers 29
Web of Science Citations 143
Web of Science H-index 9
Google Scholar Citations 83
Google Scholar h-index 5

Water and Environmental Sustainability (WES) is an open access quarterly FREE CHARGE Publication as a non-commercial publication. The title welcomes original, review, novel and high-impact contributions from the related Environmental science and Water issues. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers.

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Original Article
Mapping the Environmental and Economic Cost of Soil Loss on the Resiliency of Abia State Hydrological Basin: A study between 1972 and 2015

Uwadiegwu Ibeabuchi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 1-21

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.121

Abstract
  Soil erosion is one of the major environmental issues which has caused considerable economic damage and still remains an intractable problem in many parts of Abia state. InVEST model was used to map the environmental and economic cost of soil loss by studying: (1.) sediment exported and retained from ...  Read More

Original Article
Perceptions and practices on e-waste management in selected institutions of Zimbabwe

Margaret Macherera; Vusumuzi Maphosa; David Zezai

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 22-31

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.2231

Abstract
  Rapid industrialisation has seen the integration of electronic devices for process automation to support increased consumer demand and remain competitive.The rapid adoption of these devices has raised the production of e-waste.E-waste poses environmental and public health hazards.Proper management of ...  Read More

Original Article
Study of Cd (II) ions biosorption from aqueous solution by wheat bran

Bashkim Thaçi; Salih Gashi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 32-42

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.3242

Abstract
  Wheat bran without any chemical treatment was used as biosorbent for sorption of cadmium ions from aqueous solution. The structure of biosorbent was characterized by ATR-IR spectra and pH of the point zero charge (pHPZC). The effect of initial metal concentration, biosorbent dose, contact time, temperature, ...  Read More

Original Article
Methylene blue reduction utilizing waste of low-cost tea

CHEN Yanuo; TIAN Tian; ZHANG Xinxiang; WANG Yuanyuan; TANG Jianfei; LI Weidong; CAO Yong

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 43-47

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.4347

Abstract
  Stains are extremely utilized in various industrial dying aims like materials, food, cosmetics, paper print, Leather, etc. Among those stains, Methylene blue is the most typical one that is utilized in different industries. Furthermore, Tea is one of the most popular beverages and about 3.5 million tons ...  Read More

Original Article
Mapping Seasonal Flood Inundation and Developing an Early Warning System for Lagos Metropolis (Nigeria): A study between 1990 and 2011

Uwadiegwu Ibeabuchi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 48-67

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.4867

Abstract
  Flooding has become a major environmental hazard in Lagos metropolis in recent years due to its topography, population growth, rapid urbanization and extreme weather events such as rainfall. Seasonal flood inundation simulation was modeled and an early warning system was developed for Lagos metropolis ...  Read More

Original Article
Effect of Engineering Properties of Soft Clay Soil Stabilized with Limestone, Eggshells Powder and Eggshells Ash

Shaimaa M. Abdulrahman; Ahmed S.A. Al- Gharbawi; Ammar A. Al-Sultan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 68-75

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.6875

Abstract
  Soft clay soil is one of the problematic soil which is widespread in Iraq especially in middle and south of Iraq and has a low bearing capacity. This study investigates some of the mechanical properties of soft clay soil after adding the environmental waste material, egg shells. This study compares eggshell ...  Read More

Building a Resilient Climate Regulatory Ecosystem for Nigeria

Uwadiegwu Ibeabuchi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 1-15

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.1.15

Abstract
  Terrestrial ecosystems, which store more carbon than the atmosphere, are vital in influencing carbon dioxide-driven climate change. Climate and land-use change are critical and interlinked components of the Carbon budget in human-dominated landscape, using the InVEST model, maps of land use and stocks ...  Read More

Study of Cd (II) ions biosorption from aqueous solution by wheat bran

Bashkim Thaçi; Salih Gashi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 32-42

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.2.3242

Abstract
  Wheat bran without any chemical treatment was used as biosorbent for sorption of cadmium ions from aqueous solution. The structure of biosorbent was characterized by ATR-IR spectra and pH of the point zero charge (pHPZC). The effect of initial metal concentration, biosorbent dose, contact time, temperature, ...  Read More

Domestic sewage improvement Purification under long sewer line situation in a lab system by Aspergillus Niger bio augmentation

Saviour Aletor

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 16-20

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.1.1620

Abstract
  The Aspergillus Niger bio augmentation influence on COD and protein disposal in domestic effluent under wastewater requirements have been considered. The sewage simulation bioreactor has been operating at a hydraulic retention time of 17-hour, 20°C, and PH 7.8 beneath aerobic circumstances. While ...  Read More

K2Ti4O9 Whisker adsorbent investigation and utilization of it in Heavy Metal Ions elimination

Wang Jinchan; Wang Yuanyuan; Tang Xueni; Tian Tian; Lin Bingtao; Li Weidong

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 21-24

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.1.2124

Abstract
  This study's purpose is investigating about adsorption of heavy ions of Pb2+, Cd2+ in water on potassium tetratitanate whisker. The impact of the Potassium tetratitanate whisker quantity, time, and pH amount on adsorption is investigated. The examination outcomes indicate that the adsorption proficiency ...  Read More

An assessment of changes in the Rainfall Distribution of Abia State (Nigeria) between 1972 and 2050

Uwadiegwu Ibeabuchi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 36-51

https://doi.org/10.52293/WES.3.1.3651

Abstract
  Change in rainfall is one of the most critical factors in determining the impact of climate change on Abia state. Annual rainfall data was acquired from HadCM3 baseline and future scenarios between 1972 and 2050 for Abia state. Analysis was performed using Geographical Information System (GIS) and statistical ...  Read More

Original Article
Superhydrophobic Surface Behaviour of X80 Steel Prepared by Etching Method

Mohd Talha; Yangang Jiang; Xiaohong Wang; Hao Liu; Shilei Xu; Yuanhua Lin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 September 2023

Abstract
  In order to solve the corrosion and wax deposition problem of X80 steel used in oil pipelines, a hydrophobic surface layer was prepared by ferric chloride pre-etching followed by hydrochloric acid etching and finally surface modification with fluorosilane. The study revealed that the best hydrophobic ...  Read More

Original Article
Mapping Carbon Storage and Sequestration in Nigeria: A REDD Policy Initiatives

Uwadiegwu Ibeabuchi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 01 September 2023

Abstract
  Forests play an important role in removing carbon from the atmosphere and help slow climate change by sequestering carbon dioxide and store as carbon while fire, disease, vegetation conversion such as land use change releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. In this study, InVEST model was adopted ...  Read More

Publisher:
Forscher Publication

Editor-in-Chief:
Professor Miklas Scholz

Associate Editor:
Professor Rafid Alkhaddar


Frequency: Quarterly

Online ISSN: 2710-3404

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