2017 Membership Categories & Dues

Membership Categories

Dealer Membership (see table below)
Any individual or firm predominantly engaged in the distribution, dealing or reselling of industry equipment for point-of-use/point-of-entry household applications, products and/or services to the user. Refer to the table below to ensure your dues level accurately reflects  your current sales volume, which is total residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment sales, rental and services revenue.

Dealer Level II III IV VI VII  VIII IX 
2017 Membership Dues $550 $750 $1,010 $1,940 $3,110 $6,175 $11,550  $17,410
Current Sales Volumes
(in USD)
Less than $300,000 $300,000-500,000 $500,000-1 million $1-2.5 million $2.5-5 million $5-10 million $10-20 million More than $20 million


Manufacturer/Supplier Membership
(see table below)
Any individual, firm corporation or other entity involved in the manufacture, supply, assembly or wholesale of water treatment equipment, whose primary business is not selling in to the retail market.

Manufacturer/
Supplier Level
 I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI
Membership Dues  $2,375  $2,965   $4,155   $6,070   $8,570   $10,825   $15,410   $27,605   $42,455   $66,395  $78,475
Current Sales Volumes
(in US millions)
 less than $2 $2-2.9 $3-4.9 $5-6.9 $7-9.9 $10-14.9 $15-24.9 $25-34.9 $35-49.9 $50-100 More than $100


Manufacturer Representative Membership - $1085.00
An independent sales agent of at least two manufacturer's products and maintains an office separate and apart from, and independent of, any such manufacturers of wholesaler firms.

Consultant Membership - $550.00
A professional who provides advice in a particular area of expertise who is not employed by his client but instead is in business for himself or for a consultancy firm, usually with multiple and changing clients.

Allied Membership - $270.00
Any individual or firm engaged in a field or endeavor related to the industry and is not retailing, manufacturing, assembling or supplying water treatment equipment or components specializing in services to the water treatment industry. Allied members have full rights and membership privileges except: voting rights, holding office on a committee and exhibiting at a WQA trade show at member prices.

Voluntary Contribution is designed to encourage and recognize those who contribute above base levels. Use the dues multiplier of (0.0015) x your annual gross sales volume, and then subtract your 2017 dues to determine your voluntary contribution.

$_________ 0.0015 x annual gross sales volume
$_________ Subtract dues
$_________ Your voluntary contribution

Example: 
If your annual gross sales volume is $2,000,000 your:
$2,000,000 x 0.0015 = $3,000
Dues = $1,890 (refer to Base Dues Chart)
Voluntary contribution = $1,110 (the difference)

Dues Honor Roll
WQA's Dues Honor Roll Members consists of member companies who are paying Dealer levels eight and nine, or Manufacturer/Supplier levels six–eleven. Learn more about how to become a WQA Dues Honor Roll Member.

Renewing Your Membership

To renew your membership, please contact WQA's Membership Department at membership@wqa.org or 630-505-0160.