Monday, August 24, 2020 :: 559 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association today said that the devastating wildfires in northern California pose a threat to drinking water for people affected by the fires, but that there are precautions that can be taken to protect residents in the affected areas.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 :: 668 Views :: Technical Guidance
General guidance on sanitizing water treatment systems after a prolonged period of stagnation – such as during the recent COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders - is available from the Water Quality Association. The document, “Guidance for Sanitizing Residential Drinking Water Treatment Systems” is available on WQA’s website as part of the association’s coronavirus resources.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 :: 1463 Views :: Technical Guidance
As shelter-in-place orders are being modified or lifted around the country, the Water Quality Association offers general guidance on bringing water treatment systems back online in buildings that have been vacant or have seen little or no water use. The guidelines are available on WQA’s website and will be discussed in detail during a free webinar May 27.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 :: 2882 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association has fact sheets and resources available to help residents of Michigan who are concerned about the quality of their drinking water following reports of elevated levels of perfluorinated chemicals, also known as poly-fluorinated chemicals.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 :: 3065 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association this week hosted the first-ever meeting of water treatment industry leaders in India, resulting in approval of a new Gold Products Compendium to help the government identify reliable products and strategies to deal with water quality challenges.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 :: 3575 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association is making a fact sheet on nitrate available following a report by the Environmental Working Group that drinking water supplies in rural areas across the United States are contaminated with nitrate, with the people in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Wisconsin at the highest risk.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 :: 3059 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association today released a guide for school administrators to help them with the process of keeping their drinking water safe for children. “What school administrators need to know about lead in drinking water” is available for download from the WQA website (http://go.wqa.org/leadinschools).
Monday, September 4, 2017 :: 2482 Views :: Technical Guidance
WQA is providing residents affected by Hurricane Harvey with important information about their water treatment equipment. Many home water treatment equipment products (including reverse osmosis systems) do not provide total protection against all types of disease-causing microorganisms that may be present in contaminated drinking water.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 :: 5357 Views :: Product Certification, Technical Guidance, Communications, Website, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association today reminded school districts to take steps to test for lead in their drinking water to keep children safe as they head back to school this fall. Studies indicate lead is an ongoing concern for many school districts across the country because of corrosion from aging infrastructure.