International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage Commission Interationale des Irrigation et du Drainage


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: 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 Email Country Position
1 Dr. Li Jiusheng China Chair
2 Mr. Larry D. Stephens USA Member
3 Dr. Vijay K. Labhsetwar India Member
4 Dr. Mohammad Javad Monem Iran Member
5 Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Amin bin Soom Malaysia Member
6 Dr. Muhammad Latif Pakistan Member
7 Mr. Simon Howarth United Kingdom Member
8 Dr. (Ing.) Klaus Röttcher - Direct Member Germany Member
9 Dr. Brent Paterson Canada Member
10 Dr. Keigo NODA Japan Member
11 Prof. Luis A. Garcia, PhD USA Member
12 Dr. Dia El Din Ahmed El Quosy Egypt Member
13 Dr. Marcel Kuper France Member
14 Prof. Yih Chi Tan Chinese Taipei Committee Member
15 Mr. Kristoph Dietrich Kinzil USA Joint Editor
16 Dr. Graziano Ghinassi Italy Joint Editor
17 Dr. Takao MASUMOTO Japan Associate Editor
18 Dr. Nick C. Van de Giesten Netherlands Associate Editor
19 Prof. Kendall C. Dejonge USA Associate Editor
20 Prof. Saleh Taghvaeian USA Associate Editor
21 Prof. Waldo Ojeda-Bustamante Mexico Associate Editor
22 Dr. Poolad Karimi Iran Associate Editor
23 Dr. Severine Tomas France Associate Editor
24 Dr. Takanori NAGANO Japan Associate Editor
25 Prof. Daniele de Wrachien Italy Associate Editor
26 Mr. Bernard Vincent France Associate Editor
27 Dr. Biju George Australia Associate Editor
28 Dr. Laszlo G. Hayde Hungary Associate Editor
29 Prof. Anna Dalla Marta Italy Associate Editor
30 Prof. Choi, Jin-Yong South Korea Associate Editor
31 Dr. Bryan P. Thoreson USA Associate Editor
32 Dr. Ray Shyan Wu Chinese Taipei Committee Associate Editor
33 Prof. Em. dr. ir. Bart Schultz Netherlands Editor Emeritus
34 Dr. Sahdev Singh India Director (Knowledge Management)


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