npj Clean Water

(The TQCC of npj Clean Water is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Removal of heavy metal ions from wastewater: a comprehensive and critical review552
Recent developments in hazardous pollutants removal from wastewater and water reuse within a circular economy119
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak: some serious consequences with urban and rural water cycle118
Removal of drug and dye from aqueous solutions by graphene oxide: Adsorption studies and chemometrics methods97
A comprehensive review on the chemical regeneration of biochar adsorbent for sustainable wastewater treatment93
Emerging contaminants affect the microbiome of water systems—strategies for their mitigation77
Preliminarily comparative performance of removing bisphenol-S by ferrate oxidation and ozonation73
Quantifying the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on household water consumption patterns in England72
A critical review on nanomaterials membrane bioreactor (NMs-MBR) for wastewater treatment71
Proclivities for prevalence and treatment of antibiotics in the ambient water: a review64
A critical review of point-of-use drinking water treatment in the United States56
Drinking water quality and the SDGs52
Seawater desalination concentrate—a new frontier for sustainable mining of valuable minerals51
A critical review of the application of electromagnetic fields for scaling control in water systems: mechanisms, characterization, and operation51
A review of the impact of environmental factors on the fate and transport of coronaviruses in aqueous environments41
Heavy metal and organic dye removal via a hybrid porous hexagonal boron nitride-based magnetic aerogel38
Application of chemometrics for modeling and optimization of ultrasound-assisted dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction for the simultaneous determination of dyes36
Sustainable sanitation and gaps in global climate policy and financing35
Rheologically controlled design of nature-inspired superhydrophobic and self-cleaning membranes for clean water production34
A twilight for the complete nitrogen removal via synergistic partial-denitrification, anammox, and DNRA process31
Long-lasting, monovalent-selective capacitive deionization electrodes31
A framework for monitoring the safety of water services: from measurements to security30
Influence of sulfate on anion exchange membranes in reverse electrodialysis30
Data centre water consumption28
Long-term water conservation is fostered by smart meter-based feedback and digital user engagement28
A review of advances in freeze desalination and future prospects28
Pathways to a net-zero-carbon water sector through energy-extracting wastewater technologies27
A comprehensive review on LDH-based catalysts to activate persulfates for the degradation of organic pollutants27
Metal-organic framework modified hydrophilic polyvinylidene fluoride porous membrane for efficient degerming selective oil/water emulsion separation26
Safeguarding the microbial water quality from source to tap26
Microbial niche nexus sustaining biological wastewater treatment25
Using generalized additive models to investigate the environmental effects on pipe failure in clean water networks25
Optimization, kinetics and thermodynamics studies for photocatalytic degradation of Methylene Blue using cadmium selenide nanoparticles24
Achieving fast start-up of anammox process by promoting the growth of anammox bacteria with FeS addition23
A thermodynamic platform for evaluating the energy efficiency of combined power generation and desalination plants22
Self-supplied drinking water in low- and middle-income countries in the Asia-Pacific21
A hydrate-based zero liquid discharge method for high-concentration organic wastewater: resource recovery and water reclamation21
Reverse osmosis membrane biofouling: causes, consequences and countermeasures20
Potential discharge, attenuation and exposure risk of SARS-CoV-2 in natural water bodies receiving treated wastewater20
Climate change extreme and seasonal toxic metal occurrence in Romanian freshwaters in the last two decades—case study and critical review19
Activated sludge models at the crossroad of artificial intelligence—A perspective on advancing process modeling19
Natural recharge transcends anthropogenic forcing that influences arsenic vulnerability of the quaternary alluviums of the Mid-Gangetic Plain18
A bibliometric study on biomimetic and bioinspired membranes for water filtration18
Flexible modeling and control of capacitive-deionization processes through a linear-state-space dynamic Langmuir model18
Thermocatalytic membrane distillation for clean water production18
Hexavalent chromium reduction and Rhodamine B degradation by visible-light-driven photocatalyst of stannum indium sulfide-samarium vanadate17
The efficacy of chlorine-based disinfectants against planktonic and biofilm bacteria for decentralised point-of-use drinking water17
Faecal pollution source tracking in the holy Bagmati River by portable 16S rRNA gene sequencing17
Detection of untreated sewage discharges to watercourses using machine learning17
Pore-size engineered nanoporous silica for efficient adsorption cooling and desalination cycle17
Quorum quenching, biological characteristics, and microbial community dynamics as key factors for combating fouling of membrane bioreactors17
Forward osmosis (FO)-reverse osmosis (RO) hybrid process incorporated with hollow fiber FO17
Solar water purification with photocatalytic nanocomposite filter based on TiO2 nanowires and carbon nanotubes16
Revisiting the “forever chemicals”, PFOA and PFOS exposure in drinking water16
A three-dimensional antifungal wooden cone evaporator for highly efficient solar steam generation16
Increasingly frequent extreme weather events urge the development of point-of-use water treatment systems16
Experimental investigation of porous carbon for cooling and desalination applications15
Measuring the gaps in drinking water quality and policy across regional and remote Australia15
Labeo rohita, a bioindicator for water quality and associated biomarkers of heavy metal toxicity15
Exploiting interfacial polymerization to fabricate hyper-cross-linked nanofiltration membrane with a constituent linear aliphatic amine for freshwater production15
Author Correction: Removal of heavy metal ions from wastewater: a comprehensive and critical review14
The how tough is WASH framework for assessing the climate resilience of water and sanitation14
Waterborne pathogen monitoring in Jaipur, India reveals potential microbial risks of urban groundwater supply14
Spatial analysis connects excess water pollution discharge, industrial production, and consumption at the sectoral level14