News Releases

WQA Calls Attention to Door-to-Door Scams

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 :: 81 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is calling attention to individuals claiming to be employees of WQA going door-to-door passing themselves off as water inspectors, offering to test homeowner’s drinking water, or using scare tactics to sell water treatment devices. 

Water Quality Association supports Infrastructure Week

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 :: 594 Views

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is joining hundreds of other leading groups across the country, including local Chambers of Commerce, water utilities, legislators and policy organizations in support of Infrastructure Week. The effort is designed to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue that affects all Americans. 

Nearly two thirds of households don’t read local water quality report, survey shows

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 :: 557 Views

The Water Quality Association (WQA) today said that 62 percent of households across the United States either didn’t receive or don’t know if they received their community’s annual consumer confidence report (CCR) about the quality of their drinking water, according to a national study of consumer opinions and perceptions regarding water quality. That’s up from 56 percent in a 2015 survey.

Water Quality Association issues call for speakers for 2018 Convention in Denver

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 :: 619 Views :: Convention

The Water Quality Association (WQA) today issued a call for speakers for its 2018 Convention & Exposition scheduled for March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. Potential speakers are invited to submit proposals on technical topics such as emerging contaminants, regulatory matters and water-related legislative issues

Water Quality Association announces theme for 2018 Convention & Exposition

Monday, May 01, 2017 :: 492 Views

The Water Quality Association (WQA) today announced that the theme for its 2018 Convention & Exposition will be “Elevate.” The annual gathering for members of the water treatment industry is scheduled for March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. 

Water Quality Association highlights sustainability certification on Earth Day

Friday, April 21, 2017 :: 642 Views :: Communications

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is marking Earth Day with a reminder of the first-of-its kind sustainability certification for water treatment products. WQA’s Sustainability Certification Mark is a symbol that represents achievement in the field of sustainability.

Water Quality Association announces top awards at annual Convention in Orlando

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 :: 1020 Views :: Membership, Communications

The Water Quality Association (WQA) today honored several of its members at the Opening General Session of its annual Convention & Exposition in Orlando. Among the highlights were WQA’s Lifetime Member and Hall of Fame awards along with a new honor this year, the Next Gen award to pay tribute to up and coming water treatment professionals. 

Water Quality Association releases national opinion survey

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 :: 992 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Awareness of water quality issues and contaminants that might affect water quality has risen over the past two years, while the number of Americans who identify lead as a possible contaminant rose significantly, according to an independent survey conducted by Applied Research-West, Inc. on behalf of the Water Quality Association (WQA).

WQA marks World Water Day with sustainability reminder

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 :: 491 Views :: Sustainability Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness, International

The Water Quality Association has joined organizations around the world in supporting efforts to tackle the global water crisis as well as efforts to improve the betterment of water quality.

“We salute all efforts to improve access to water worldwide,” said WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser. “Along with that is the commitment to improve the quality of water that is available both in the United States and around the world.”

WQA wraps up two-day Fly-In to Washington, D.C.

Friday, March 10, 2017 :: 624 Views

The Water Quality Association (WQA) this week concluded a two-day visit to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to call attention to water-related issues and regulations that impact the water treatment industry. WQA teamed up with National Groundwater Association and Irrigation Association for a Water Resources Congressional Summit before all three groups held separate meetings at Congressional offices.

WQA announces new country manager in India

Thursday, January 26, 2017 :: 779 Views :: Communications, International

The Water Quality Association (WQA) announced that it has named Vaneet Gupta as its new country manager in India, a position responsible for representing WQA in India and serving as the main client and member contact for WQA in the Indian market.

WQA Update, January 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 :: 8 Views :: eNews

WQA Update is an electronic newsletter for Water Quality Association members.

WQA Board names Pauli Undesser new Executive Director

Friday, December 30, 2016 :: 1470 Views

The Water Quality Association (WQA) Board of Directors has voted to name Pauli Undesser as the Association’s new Executive Director. Her new role officially begins January 1, 2017.

WQA names Scott Parker as Associate Executive Director

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 :: 1016 Views :: Communications

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has named Scott Parker as its new Associate Executive Director, a role that will allow him to expand upon his experience in membership and business development as well as events and marketing. 

WQA calls attention to possible scam in Corpus Christi

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 :: 650 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) called attention to an apparent scam in Corpus Christi, Texas in which a man and woman claiming to be from WQA were going door to door passing themselves off as water inspectors.

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