Irrigation and Drainage is the official journal of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID). The objectives of the ICID are to advance the science and art of irrigation, drainage and flood management. Irrigation and Drainage is a prestigious peer-reviewed publication and enables ICID to accomplish its objectives of publishing original papers on scientific, engineering and socio-economic issues associated with irrigation, drainage and flood management in a clear, concise and uniform style that is easily understood by an international audience. ICID has more than sixty years of experience in the promotion and transfer of water and land management technology and related issues.

Irrigation and Drainage plays an important role as the world struggles to meet the food demands of a rapidly growing population and problems with floods and droughts are increasingly encountered. It is a publication that directly addresses the management of water resources for agriculture and flood management. The potential impact of the Journal on the transfer of technology is large as is its potential for continued success. Formerly, it used to be published as ICID Bulletin since 1952. Its title has since been changed to ICID Journal since 1995. ICID Journal was presented in two issues upto 1998. ICID has brought out 3 issues in 1999. In 2000 the ICID Journal became a quarterly publication. Since March 2001 the Journal has been renamed as "IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE - Managing Water for Sustainable Agriculture - The Journal of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage" and is published by Wiley-Blackwell under full editorial responsibility of ICID. Since 2005 the Journal is published in five issues per year. In addition Special Issues are being published. The Journal is listed in the ISI citation index. The 2016 impact factor was 0.931, with the five year impact factor of 0.885

Articles for Irrigation and Drainage have to be uploaded in the Manuscript Central System of Wiley-Blackwell. The address is: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1531-0361. The web site contains all relevant information with respect to Irrigation and Drainage, including authors instructions.

  • To ensure with the (Joint) Editor (s) that the Journal is published in accordance with editorial policies ;
  • To select and recommend to IEC, through PCTA, the appointment of (Joint) Editor (s) and Associate Editors and Members;
  • To review and update editorial policies  when required, to conform with the developing ICID objectives;
  • To address and resolve issues pertaining to the Journal;
  • To review guidelines for authors, manuscript reviewers and book reviewers and liaise and coordinate with ICID workbodies.

ICID Bulletin Editorial Board (1994-1995); Renamed  ICID Journal Editorial Board (EB-JOUR) in 1995

Established : 1994
Sl. No. Name Country Membership
1 Prof. dr. ir. Bart Schultz Netherlands Chair
2 Mr. Simon Howarth United Kingdom Member
3 Dr. Takanori NAGANO Japan Member
4 Dr. (Ing.) Klaus Rottcher Germany Member
5 Dr. Brent Paterson Canada Member
6 Prof. Dr. Joong-Dae, Choi South Korea Member
7 Mr. Simon Howarth United Kingdom Member
8 VPH Prof. Dr. Dia El Din Ahmed El Quosy Egypt Member
9 Prof. Luis A. Garcia, PhD United States of America Member
10 Mr. Larry Stevens Vice President Hon. ICID United States of America Member
11 Dr. Keigo NODA Japan Member
12 Dr. V.K. Labhsetwar India Member
13 Dr. Muhammad Dr. Muhammad Latif Pakistan Member
14 Dr. Yohei SATO Japan Member
15 Dr. Mohammad Javad Monem Iran Member
16 Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Amin bin Mohd. Soom Malaysia Member
17 Dr. Li Jiusheng China Joint Editor
18 Mr. Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzil United States of America Joint Editor
19 Prof. Waldo Ojeda-Bustamante Mexico Associate Editor
20 Dr. Poolad Karimi Iran Associate Editor
21 Dr. Severine Tomas France Associate Editor
22 Prof. Daniele de Wrachien Italy Associate Editor
23 Dr. Marcel Kuper France Associate Editor
24 Mr. Bernard Vincent France Associate Editor
25 Dr. Nick C. Van de Giesten Netherlands Associate Editor
26 Dr. Graziano Ghinassi Italy Associate Editor
27 Dr. Laszlo G. Hayde Hungary Associate Editor
28 Dr. Takao MASUMOTO Japan Associate Editor
29 Dr. Biju George Australia Associate Editor
30 Prof. Yih-Chi Tan Chinese Taipei Committee Associate Editor
31 Ir. Henk P. Ritzema Netherlands Associate Editor
32 Prof. Kendall C. Dejonge United States of America Associate Editor
33 Dr. Bryan P. Thoreson United States of America Associate Editor
34 Prof. Saleh Taghvaeian United States of America Associate Editor










Corporate / Institutional
Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP), India
India Water Foundation, India
WAPCOS Limited, India
Ningbo Yaofeng Hydraulic Electrics Co., Ltd., China
Institute of Hydraulics and Rural Water Management, Austria
Agriculture Growth of Rural India, India
Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA), India
Dubai Municipality, United Arab Emirates