WQA Member Appreciation Month

November is Member Appreciation Month at WQA, a time we set aside to celebrate YOU! Our association of more than 2,500 member companies dedicated to the betterment of water quality worldwide is stronger because of your participation:

  • Our member experts provide webinars
  • You lead live training sessions
  • You support industry research
  • You uphold and promote ethical dealings with each other and the public at large
  • You learn and earn professional certifications
  • You send products for rigorous testing to achieve WQA Gold Seal or Sustainability certifications
  • You take part in critical industry discussions
  • You attend the WQA Convention & Exposition, the Mid-Year Leadership Conference and other events

See below for a list of upcoming events, special resources, ways to get into the spirit of WQA Member Appreciation Month and MORE!


Renew online at wqa.org/renew by Nov. 30 and you will be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. The winner will be announced in early December.

2021 Member Appreciation Month Events

Please enjoy recordings of our 2021 Member Appreciation Month Events below.

WEBINAR: Public Funds for POU/POE Treatment Solutions
A closer look at how California’s Safer program is helping disadvantaged communities

(Log in with membership info to view webinar)

A Conversation with Water Quality Industry Veterans

Sponsored by RISE (WQA Young Professionals)

Featuring our member businesses

We know that the success of the association is not possible without the successes of our members, which is why we want to spotlight YOU! We'll be sharing member stories on our social media channels throughout the month. You can see them here.

Get in the WQA Member Appreciation Month Spirit!

  • We asked our members to share the music they enjoy listening to or their favorite songs.Check out the WQA Member Appreciation Month Playlist, created by WQA members, for WQA members.
  • WQA hosts a weekly podcast, WQA Radio, which features members or other industry leaders talking about issues of interest to our industry! Listen to our WQA Radio podcasts on iTunesStitcher or other podcast programs.
  • Members have shared advice, tips and lessons learned with each other in great webinars like these: 



Featuring Jami West, C-Tech Water Solutions, LLC, and Candice Wentling, MWS, Certified Action

How can you benefit from a mentoring relationship? Do you have the time and energy you'll need for this? How do you get the ball rolling in developing an effective mentorship?  

Featuring "Data Dale" Filhaber, Dataman Group Direct; Jennifer Smith, CWS, Moti-Vitality; Kimberly Redden, MWS, WQRF 
lt's a fact shown time and time again that consumers trust third-party information and science. Is your company leveraging all the Water Quality Research Foundation has to offer? Get a refresh on the scientific findings and hear from experts on practical day-to-day marketing and sales applications for your business. 

Featuring: WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser, MWS;  A.O. Smith exec Samuel Karge; and Atlantic Filter VP Amanda Moore, CWS

Learn how to prepare your company for the next wave of COVID infections, or whatever the next crisis might be. Understand the lessons learned from sudden external pressures that forced swift change to managing remote teams while protecting essential workers.


Featuring former WQA presidents, Steve Ver Strat and DJ Shannahan, MWS, CI, CCO

A discussion on different aspects of the water treatment industry and how to be successful in it.  


Greetings from WQA President Toby Thomas

It's time to renew

Membership renewal notices are in the mail. Please be sure you renew by Jan. 31 to continue receiving those great member benefits.


Renew online at wqa.org/renew by Nov. 30 and you will be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. The winner will be announced in early December.

Get more involved in the industry by volunteering with WQA

WQA leaders have a message for all you volunteers who are making our industry and our association stronger through your generous gifts of time and service:

WQA offers a variety of opportunities for its members to become involved with the water treatment industry at large and in WQA leadership by serving on committees, task forces, sections, and advisory councils. Our annual Call for Volunteers will be issued in February, 2022, so stay tuned!