2020 Membership Categories

Membership Categories

Dealer Membership
Any individual, firm, corporation or other entity predominately engaged in the marketing, resale and servicing of water quality industry products or equipment as a dealer to consumers, businesses and other end users in the United States and Canada is eligible for dealer membership. Membership in this category includes but is not limited to any entity that markets, resells and services such products and equipment as a dealer in or into the residential, commercial, industrial and retail channels of trade in the United States or Canada.

Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Membership
Any individual, firm, corporation or other entity engaged in the manufacture, supply, assembly or wholesale of water quality industry products or equipment, whose business includes the marketing and selling of such products and equipment in or into the United States or Canada and who is not predominately reselling and servicing such products and equipment as a dealer to consumers, businesses and other end users is eligible for manufacturer/supplier/retail membership. Membership in this category includes but is not limited to any entity that markets and sells such products and equipment as a manufacturer/supplier/retail in or into the residential, commercial, industrial or retail channels of trade in the United States or Canada. 

International Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Members 
Any individual, firm, corporation or other entity engaged in the manufacture, supply, assembly or wholesale of water quality industry products or equipment, whose business includes the marketing and selling of such products and equipment entirely outside the United States and Canada and who is not predominately reselling and servicing such products and equipment as a dealer to consumers, businesses and other end users is eligible for international manufacturer/supplier/retail membership. International Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Members shall have all the rights and privileges of Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Members except holding

Allied
Any individual, firm, or professional organization/association engaged in a field of endeavor directly related to the water quality improvement industry, who supports the objectives of WQA and who is not otherwise eligible for membership is eligible for allied membership. Allied membership shall have all the rights and priveleges of Dealer Members and Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Members except holding elective office and voting rights. 

Consultant
Any third party professional or other service provider engaged in providing consulting services to entities within the water quality improvement industry and who is not otherwise eligible for membership is eligible for consultant membership. Consultant Members shall have all the rights and priveleges of Dealer Members and Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Members except holding elective office and voting rights. 

Manufacturer/Representative
Any independent sales agent or representative serving two or more manufacturer/supplier/retailers of water quality industry products or equipment and who maintains place of business and organization separate and apart from, and independent of, the manufacturer/supplier/retailers for which it serves as agent or representative is eligible  for manufacturer representative membership. Manufacturer Representative Members shall have all the rights and priveleges of Dealer Members and Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Members except holding elective office and voting rights.  

Renewing Your Membership

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