Educational Briefings
WQA Congressional Fly-In
Water Week 2022


"State of the Industry: Federal Action on Water Quality"

This virtual briefing discusses U.S. federal legislative and regulatory actions to improve drinking water quality.


  • Navis Bermudez, Deputy Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Water
  • U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
  • U.S. Rep. David Valadao (R-CA)
  • Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary for Rural Development at the USDA

MODERATOR: Tom Bruursema, Associate Executive Director of Technical Programs, Water Quality Association

"Navigating Supply Chain Disruption"

This virtual educational briefing focuses on the current status of the supply chain. A panel of industry experts discusses causes of supply chain disruption and how businesses have pivoted in response. 


  • Bill Donohue, President, Executive Director, GENEDGE Alliance (MEP/NIST)
  • Mike Smudz, Amtrol Global Supply Chain Director
  • Chuck Chaitovitz, Chamber of Commerce
  • Bill Donohue, GENEDGE Alliance
  • Marcus Meyer, Grundfos

MODERATOR: WQA President Jim Stern, A.O. Smith

For more information, please email