International Standards & Regulations

 

 

International Resource Report

Outlines resources and references, of which WQA is aware, to provide a starting point to understand the country’s regulatory landscape. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard. WQA continuously updates and expands the spreadsheet, so please check back often.

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Connected Devices/Internet of Things Trend Report

A resource regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) market, generally devices enabled to connect to the internet. Regulations set before IoT present uncertainty on applicability to today's data-driven world. To adjust, governments are taking steps to develop new regulatory frameworks. This report investigates countries we are aware of discussing IoT devices through regulations or initiatives. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard.  

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Contact Requirements Trends Report

A resource regarding materials in contact with food during processing, packaging or storage. This can include component parts in units used for drinking water. This report investigates how countries are addressing food contact requirements as it relates to drinking water treatment units through regulations or other initiatives. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard.

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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)/Disposal Trends Report

A resource regarding government policies which charges a producer with the treatment or disposal of post-consumr products. In theory, one motivation for countries to adopt EPR or products stewardship schemes is to incentivize material management and environmentally conscious product design to increase recycling and resue and decrease waste. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard.

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Water Quality Standards Trends Report

A resource that investigates the different drinking water quality standards being adopted around the world. With ever-changing regulations, it is important to make sure you are looking at the most current version of every regulation or standard.

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No information in these documents shall be interpreted as legal advice. Please consult an attorney regarding the proper application of these laws and regulations to your company’s products, materials, and practices.