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Call for Paper
Open until January 31, 2018

Submission Procedures

  • You are invited to submit an abstract, whether you intend oral or poster presentation.
  • Abstracts are limited to maximum of 3 pages of text (A4 or Letter) including the title, keywords, main text and illustrations (i.e. tables, figures, etc.) with a limit of 8000 characters.
  • Abstract that must contain adequate information to allow a sound review: an introduction, concise details of methods and results, and conclusions.
  • To be accepted for the Conference, submissions must report work that is novel, correct and well described, and of interest to Conference participants. Submissions must contain original data and meet international ethical standards. Selection criteria include high technical quality, relevance to the Conference themes, and significant information content. Abstracts that are deemed commercial in nature will not be accepted.
  • Further information regarding registration for the 4th IWA Specialized International Conference "Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment (ecoSTP), is available here.
  • The submission deadline for abstracts is January 31, 2018. Submissions will be peer-reviewed and authors will be notified of the decision on their paper following the final meeting of the Programme Committee on March 15, 2018.
  • To submit your paper, please submit online.

Please also check out Guidelines for Authors.


After the peer-review process, the highest quality Abstracts will be selected and authors will receive an invitation to submit full-manuscripts for publication in one of the IWA journals (Water Science and Technology, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply or Water Practice and Technology).

The acceptance of an Abstract for conference presentation does not guarantee subsequent acceptance for journal publication, the final decision on journal publication lies with the journals' Editor-in-Chief.

Specifications for the formatting of papers are available on the IWAP website at

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