"Getting Smart" Publication Series

The Water Quality Association's "Getting Smart" publication series is intended to promote environmental stewardship and resource conservation. These small, pocket-sized booklets provide best practices for water treatment industry professionals and conservation tips for consumers focused around specific water technologies. WQA sought advice from the most respected professionals in the industry and turned to current scientific research in developing these publications.

Getting Smart with Softeners

Through this special publication, water treatment industry professionals are encouraged to follow a set of best practices developed by the Association pertaining to the sale, installation and maintenance of residential, self-generating water softeners. These guidelines are intended to help water treatment professionals choose efficient softener technologies and system settings, while also sizing and installing equipment for maximum efficiency.

Getting Smart with Softeners is available for free download [PDF] and accessible as a digital flipbook.

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Print samples may be obtained by contacting Daniel LeBlanc at dleblanc@wqa.org.


  Getting Smart with Reverse Osmosis Systems 

This booklet contains information appropriate for those who manufacture, sell, install, and maintain residential  reverse osmosis (RO) treatment systems. Homeowners, regulators and legislators may also find it useful. In  producing this guidebook, the Water Quality Association (WQA) leveraged the advice of respected industry  professionals and the latest in scientific research. 

  Getting Smart with Reverse Osmosis Systems is available for free download [PDF].

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