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Water Harvesting Research

With the Cooperation of University of Birjand and Iranian Rainwater
Catchment Systems Association

Water Harvesting Research is an online, single blind peer-reviewed free and open access journal published biannually by University of Birjand. With our broad scope, we welcome research from areas across the water resource engineering. The journal use iThenticate plagiarism checker software to verify the originality of written work.

Water Harvesting Research is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. (COPE). Detailed information on the rules of publication ethics are available on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) website,

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Memorandum of Cooperation

It is worthy noted that Water Harvesting Research has established a memorandum of cooperation with the “Iranian Rainwater Catchment Systems Association” since 19 February 2015

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Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, Winter and Spring 2021 

1. A Microsoft Excel Application to Simulate Water Harvesting in a Catchment

Pages 1-18

Jan G. Wesseling; Ammar Adham; Michel J.P.M. Riksen; Coen J. Ritsema; Klaas Oostindie; Nanny Heidema

2. Water Poverty Index and its Changes Trend in Fasa Plain

Pages 19-27

Nabeallah Yazdi; Seyed Nematollah Mousavi; Abdoulrasool Shirvanian; Abdol Rassoul Zarei

3. Assessment of climate change using SDSM downscaling Model (A case study: West of Iran)

Pages 29-39

Massoud Goodarzi; Mohamad Hosein Mahdian; Bagher Qermezcheshmeh

5. Growing fruit trees with rainwater harvesting in arid environments: the case of almond in Northwest Iran

Pages 55-68

Ali Reza Tavakoli; Theib Y. Oweis; Ali Reza Sepaskhah; Mehran Mahdavi Moghadam; Yadollah Farayedi

6. Designing a quality monitoring network of Gonabad Aquifer using principal component analysis (PCA) method

Pages 69-76

Samira Rahnama; Abbas Khashei-Siuki; Ali Shahidi; Ali Mohammad Noferesti

7. The Effects of Gravelly Filters on Soil Moisture in rainwater Catchment Systems

Pages 77-82

Farzad Pparsadoost; Mohsen Dehqani; Mojtaba Yahyaabadi

8. Assessment, Management and investigation of the effects of climate change on drought in western cities of Iran

Pages 83-91

Vahid Safarian Zengir; Sahar Amiri Doumari; Leila abdolalizadeh; Mohammadkia Kianian; Ali Afzal Sarikhanbegloo; Mostafa RahKhosravani

9. Determination of Best Fit Probability Distribution and Frequency Analysis of Threshold Rainfall under different Climate Change Scenarios

Pages 93-105

Hassan Alipour; Ali Salajegheh; Alireza Moghaddam Nia; Shahram Khalighi; Mojtaba Nassaji