Water Resources Development and Management Magazine Co., Ltd. is a scientific and technological magazine publishing unit subordinated to China Water Engineering Association. It mainly engaged in the edit, publication, distribution and advertising operation of the monthly journal named Water Resources Development and Management.
As a national scientific and technological magazine distributed in China and abroad, Water Resources Development and Management is directed by the Ministry of Water Resources of China and sponsored by China Water Engineering Association. Launched in 1980, the magazine was primitively called Water Resources Management Technology and later Project Management Technology, and was a bimonthly journal at that time. In 2006, approved by the Ministry of Water Resources and General Administration of Press and Publication, the sponsor of the magazine was changed from Water Conservancy Construction and Management Station into China Water Engineering Association and the magazine became the journal of the Association. The magazine now is a monthly journal with 86 pages (about 170,000 words) and more than 60000 circulations per issue. The distribution of the magazine to unit members of the Association is free of charge, and the individual members of the Association can download the electronic edition of the journal for free.
On June 2010, Water Resources Development and Management became one of the source journals of China Academic Journals Comprehensive Evaluation Database, China Academic Journals Network Publishing Database and China Knowledge Resource Database. On April 2012, the magazine was approved by WanFang Database, and became one of the source journals of China Core Journals (Selection) Database. On Februry 2013, the magazine was full-text included by China Science and Technology Periodicals Database.
Ever since the founding of the journal, more than 200 issues have been published. As the unique national journal in the field of water project construction and management, the magazine is featured with the taste of science,technology,innovation and practicality. It provides a communication platform for professionals working in water project construction and management field, and promotes the development of water facility construction.
On March 31, 2011, the General Administration of Press and Publication formally approved the establishment of Water Resources Development and Management Magazine Co., Ltd., and on May 27, 2011, the company got the advertising business permit from Beijing Industry and Commercial Bureau. These two events brought new opportunities of development for the company. Under the leadership of Ministry of Water Resources, all the staff of the magazine will continue work closely around the central tasks of water facility construction, adhere to the correct objectives of the publication, publicize water policy, report the experience and results of water project construction and management, and strive for the promotion of the communication of scientific and technological information and the exchange of academic thoughts.