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Author Guidelines


  1. The editors accept manuscripts (scientific works on Water Resources Science and Technology), from within and outside the Directorate of Water Resources Engineering. The manuscripts are checked by expert editors.
  2. Manuscripts can be in the form of research results, or studies that have not and will not be published in other print media.
  3. Manuscripts are written in Indonesian or English. Submitted in the form of electronic files using MS Office Word software accompanied by two printed copies. The minimum number of articles is 10, 12, 14, and 16 pages, including abstracts, figures, tables and bibliographies. The editor reserves the right to re-edit if more than 16 pages, if deemed necessary to consult with the author.
  4. Title (It is an effective and interesting sentence consisting of 9-15 words, not a method or activity name), written in Indonesian and English.
  5. The author's name, institution name and electronic address are written in full without title accompanied by information on the institution's address and city. If there is more than one author, the names are written in one line. Each author is given a sequential number (super script).
  6. The abstract must contain a brief statement of what and why the research was carried out, how and what research methods were carried out, the necessary analysis and what was found, general conclusions and specific conclusions of the discussion results, what lessons were obtained from the research results. Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English in accordance with correct rules, contain 200 - 250 words, written in one paragraph, avoid the use of abbreviations, and under the abstract are listed 5 keywords.
  7. The introduction contains at least: Background containing scientific reasons and actual phenomena that are important to study; Introduction to the profile of the study/research area along with an explanation of the reasons for its selection; What actual problems need solutions; Objectives and benefits of research; Location; Literature Review.
  8. Methodology contains at least: general research methods; research methods to answer hypothesis objectives and targets (if any); primary data collection or sampling methods, measurement methods and statistical testing (if any); methods including probabilistic hypothesis testing (statistical tests) and / or deterministic (mathematical) if any.
  9. Results and Discussion should at least contain: the results of the analysis of phenomena in the research area that are relevant to the central theme of the study, and the goals and objectives of the study; a brief discussion of the results of the analysis, verification and/or validation; interpreting the findings and linking the research findings to the established knowledge structure.
  10. Conclusions must contain: answers to hypotheses related to the title; discussion of the results of the analysis that refers to the objectives of the research/writing/paper; general conclusions as a result of generalization or linkage of similar phenomena in other areas from previous publications; problem-objective-results and discussion-conclusion must be consistent as a check and re-check effort; presented in narrative form.
  11. Acknowledgments
  12. References must avoid indications of plagiarism; only references that appear in the manuscript are included in the bibliography or vice versa; references referred to are in the form of primary sources (journals, theses, theses, dissertations) as much as 80% of the last 10 (ten) years; except for the latest revision of the handbook; should not cite his own writing too often (self citation); arranged alphabetically and not using numbers; for research results at least 10 references, while the results of the study at least 25 references; using reference applications such as Mendeley or Zotero with the APA Styles system.


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