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Water Law Resources: Westlaw Edge & Lexis Advance


Both Westlaw Edge & Lexis Advance have resources useful to researchers in the environmental area, particularly water law. Each has difference resources, so it is useful to investigate each to find relevant materials. A sampling of available resources is listed in the boxes below.


Westlaw Edge

Westlaw Edge provides access to the resources below, which may prove useful to water law researchers.

Consult the "i" for information regarding the currency and coverage of all resources.


  • Law of Water Rights & Resources
  • Law of Wetlands Regulation
  • NEPA Law & Litigation, 2nd ed.
  • Public Natural Resources Law
  • The Law of Fracking
  • RCRA & Superfund: A Practice Guide

Other Secondary Sources:

  • ABA Agricultural Management Committee Newsletter
  • ABA Water Quality & Wetlands Committee Newsletter
  • ABA Water Resources Committee Newsletter

Primary Sources or Primary Sources Compilations:

  • 50 State Regulatory Surveys - includes Permits for Groundwater and Surface Water Discharge.

Lexis Advance

Lexis Advance provides access to the following resources, which may prove useful to water law researchers are listed below. In addition to these resources, there are a number of state specific resources focused on water, water policy, or environmental law available on Lexis Advance. Select the "Secondary Materials: Treatises & Practice Guides" link on the first page, then the Environmental Law link under the "Practice Area" area to browse those resources.

Consult the "i" for information regarding the currency and coverage of all resources.


  • Environmental Law Practice Guide
  • Environmental Regulation of Real Propert
  • Hydraulic Fracturing Law and Practice, Davis
  • Land Use Law
  • Marine Oil Pollution
  • Treatise on Environmental Law
  • Waters and Water Rights