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What are you looking for?
Identify the following features of your selected water system (watershed, runoff/water pollution, drinking water, OR flooding) in your selected city or urban area:
Legal news & analysis. Available on-campus, or with a Lexis+ law student, faculty, or staff ID.
American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
Multidisciplinary association for information exchange, professional development, & education about water resources.
Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)
Association of universities & organizations leading in education, research, & public service in water resources.
News, analysis, humor, reviews, & commentary from Michael E. 'Aquadoc' Campana.
Urban Affairs Association
The international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, & public service professionals
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Nonprofit, scientific & educational association dedicated to managing & treating water.
Where to look?
Use the following resources:
- Assigned readings in class, as a guide to the kind of information to seek & the kind of resources that could be sought
- Government agency websites
- Websites of major stakeholders (e.g., nonprofits, business or professional organizations, advocacy groups, etc.)
- Studies by research centers, government agencies, or nonprofits
- Academic journal databases in the University Libraries system
- News articles: Internet search and/or Westlaw/Lexis-Nexis news database search
- AWRA, UCOWR, WaterWired, UAA, and AWWA all may be good sources of information
- Google Scholar search for academic journal articles
- Chapters in academic books: try a search engine like Google Books AND the University Libraries catalog