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Author Guidelines

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  1. The redaction accept manuscriptsl from inside and outside of Pusat Litbang Sumber Daya Air. The accepted manuscript will be checked by editor expert
  2. The manuscript could be the result of some research or study that has not been and will not be submitted or published on other journals
  3. The manuscript could be written in either Bahasa Indonesia or English. The manuscript must be submitted as  an electronic file as Ms Office Word format and two printed manuscripts. The minimum pages for the manuscript is 10, 12, 14 and 16 pages, including abstract, figures, table, and references. If there are more than 16 pages, the redaction has the authority to edit the manuscript. Further consultation with the author (s) will be conducted if needed.
The writing should contain these following:

1)      Title (should be a few sentences, consists of 9-15 words, not the method or activity name), written in Bahasa Indonesia and English

2)      Author’s name, institution, and email address. The name is written without the title. The institution’s address and city should be added.

If there are more than one author, all names should be written in one line and the sequence number should be written above the names. 

3)      Abstract

i)       The abstract should contain at least these 7 (seven) factors:

(1)    Short statement regarding the purpose of the research

(2)    Short statement regarding what has been done in the research

(3)    Short statement regarding the method used in the research

(4)    Short statement regarding the analysis that was conducted and what has been found

(5)    Short statement regarding the result

(6)    Short statement regarding the conclusion of the discussion result

(7)    Short statement regarding the general conclusion of the discussion result

(8)    Short statement regarding the benefit of the result

ii)      The abstract is written in Bahasa Indonesia and English with proper grammar;

iii)     The abstract contains 200-250 words, written in one paragraph;

iv)     Avoid any use of abbreviation;

v)      3 to 5 keywords should be written below the abstract;

2)      Introduction

The Introduction contains at least:

i)       The background, should include scientific reason(s) and its importance regarding the recent phenomena;

ii)      Foreword regarding the research area profile with the explanation for its selection;

iii)     Actual problem(s) that requires solution;

iv)     The goal(s) and the benefit of the research;

v)      Location;

v)      Literature review;

3)      Methodology

The Methodology should contain at least:

i)       The general method;

ii)      The method used to answer the goal(s) and the objective(s):

iii)     Hypothesis (if present) with more popular language;

iv)     Primary data collection method/sampling measurement and statistical testing (if present);

v)      The method encompasses hypothetical probabilistic testing (statistical testing) and/ or deterministic (mathematic) if present;

4)      Result and Discussion

Result and discussion should contain at least :

i)       The analytical result in the research area that is relevant with the research theme, goal and objective;  

ii)      Short discussion regarding the analytical result, verification, and/or validation;

iii)     Interprete the findings and correlate the findings with an already-established knowledge ;

5)      Conclusions

i) Kesimpulan diambil dari butir 5 yang memuat :

(a)    The answer to the hypothesis that is related to the title;

(b)    The discussion of the analytical result with accordance to the research objective;

(c)    General conclusion as the result of generalization or correlation with another phenomena in another location from another publication;

(d)    Problem-objective-result and Discussion-Conclusions should be consistent to be able to perform check and re-check;

(e)    Written as a narative;

6)     Acknowledgement

7)     References

i)     Avoid plagiarism;

ii)    Only references written in text should be included in the reference;

iii)   References referred to are primary sources (Journals, Thesis, Thesis, Dissertation) as much as 80% of the last 10 (ten) years, except for the latest revised handbook;

iv)   Should not cite the author’s own publication too often (self citation);

v)    Written alphabetically, without number;

vi)   For the result from a research at least 10 references, for the result from a study at least 25 references

vii)  Use APA style.

8)        Term and symbol explanation



Copyright Notice

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to Direktorat Bina Teknik Sumber Daya Air (Bintek SDA), Direktorat Jenderal Sumber Daya Air (Ditjen SDA), Kementerian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat as publisher of the journal. This journal is license under CC-BY-SA or the creative comments attribution-ShareAlike license.

Copyright encompasses exclusive rights to reproduce and deliver the article in all form and media, including reprints, photographs, microfilms and any other similar reproductions, as well as translations. The reproduction of any part of this journal, its storage in databases and its transmission by any form or media, such as electronic, electrostatic and mechanical copies, photocopies, recordings, magnetic media, etc. , will be allowed only with a written permission from Jurnal Sumber Daya Air and Direktorat Bina Teknik Sumber Daya Air, Direktorat Jenderal Sumber Daya Air, Kementerian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat.

Jurnal Sumber Daya Air and Direktorat Bina Teknik Sumber Daya Air, Direktorat Jenderal Sumber Daya Air, Kementerian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat, the Editors and the Advisory International Editorial Board make every effort to ensure that no wrong or misleading data, opinions or statements be published in the journal.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Jurnal Sumber Daya Air  is a journal aims to be a leading peer-reviewed platform and an authoritative source of information. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on water and Water Resources as well as related topics that has neither been published elsewhere in any language, nor is it under review for publication anywhere. This following statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor, the reviewer, and the publisher (Research and Development Center for Water Resources - Research and Development Agency - Ministry of Public Works). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


Duties of Authors

  1. Reporting Standards: Authors should present an accurate account of the original research performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Researchers should present their results honestly and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation. A manuscript should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. Manuscripts should follow the submission guidelines of the journal.
  2. Originality and Plagiarism: Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original work. The manuscript should not be submitted concurrently to more than one publication unless the editors have agreed to co-publication. Relevant previous work and publications, both by other researchers and the authors’ own, should be properly acknowledged and referenced. The primary literature should be cited where possible. Original wording taken directly from publications by other researchers should appear in quotation marks with the appropriate citations.
  3. Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publications: Author should not in general submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. It is also expected that the author will not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing same research in more than one journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Multiple publications arising from a single research project should be clearly identified as such and the primary publication should be referenced
  4. Acknowledgement of Sources: Authors should acknowledge all sources of data used in the research and cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given.
  5. Authorship of the Paper: The authorship of research publications should accurately reflect individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. In cases where major contributors are listed as authors while those who made less substantial, or purely technical, contributions to the research or to the publication are listed in an acknowledgement section. Authors also ensure that all the authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and their inclusion of names as co-authors.
  6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors should clearly disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
  7. Fundamental Errors in Published Works: If the author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in the submitted manuscript, then the author should promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  8. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects: The author should clearly identify in the manuscript if the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use.


Duties of Editor

  1. Publication Decisions: Based on the review report of the editorial board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision. Editors have to take responsibility for everything they publish and should have procedures and policies in place to ensure the quality of the material they publish and maintain the integrity of the published record.
  2. Review of Manuscripts: Editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. The editor should organize and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors should explain their peer review processes in the information for authors and also indicate which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. Editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.
  3. Fair Play: The editor must ensure that each manuscript received by the journal is reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to sex, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors. An important part of the responsibility to make fair and unbiased decisions is the upholding of the principle of editorial independence and integrity. Editors are in a powerful position by making decisions on publications, which makes it very important that this process is as fair and unbiased as possible.
  4. Confidentiality: The editor must ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors is kept confidential. Editors should critically assess any potential breaches of data protection and patient confidentiality. This includes requiring properly informed consent for the actual research presented, consent for publication where applicable.
  5. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: The editor of the Journal will not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for his own research without written consent of the author. Editors should not be involved in decisions about papers in which they have a conflict of interest


Duties of Reviewers

  1. Confidentiality: Information regarding manuscripts submitted by authors should be kept confidential and be treated as privileged information. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
  2. Acknowledgement of Sources: Reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. The reviewers should notify the journal immediately if they come across any irregularities, have concerns about ethical aspects of the work, are aware of substantial similarity between the manuscript and a concurrent submission to another journal or a published article, or suspect that misconduct may have occurred during either the research or the writing and submission of the manuscript; reviewers should, however, keep their concerns confidential and not personally investigate further unless the journal asks for further information or advice.
  3. Standards of Objectivity: Review of submitted manuscripts must be done objectively and the reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments. The reviewers should follow journals’ instructions on the specific feedback that is required of them and, unless there are good reasons not to. The reviewers should be constructive in their reviews and provide feedback that will help the authors to improve their manuscript. The reviewer should make clear which suggested additional investigations are essential to support claims made in the manuscript under consideration and which will just strengthen or extend the work
  4. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.  Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers. In the case of double-blind review, if they suspect the identity of the author(s) notify the journal if this knowledge raises any potential conflict of interest.
  5. Promptness: The reviewers should respond in a reasonable time-frame. The reviewers only agree to review a manuscript if they are fairly confident they can return a review within the proposed or mutually agreed time-frame, informing the journal promptly if they require an extension. In the event that a reviewer feels it is not possible for him/her to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will not to be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.


There is no waiver policy