Tuesday, October 17, 2017 :: 1036 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association is making a fact sheet on nitrate available following a report by the Environmental Working Group that drinking water supplies in rural areas across the United States are contaminated with nitrate, with the people in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Wisconsin at the highest risk.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 :: 989 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association today released a guide for school administrators to help them with the process of keeping their drinking water safe for children. “What school administrators need to know about lead in drinking water” is available for download from the WQA website (http://go.wqa.org/leadinschools).
Monday, September 04, 2017 :: 455 Views :: Technical Guidance
WQA is providing residents affected by Hurricane Harvey with important information about their water treatment equipment. Many home water treatment equipment products (including reverse osmosis systems) do not provide total protection against all types of disease-causing microorganisms that may be present in contaminated drinking water.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 :: 1900 Views :: Product Certification, Technical Guidance, Communications, Website, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association today reminded school districts to take steps to test for lead in their drinking water to keep children safe as they head back to school this fall. Studies indicate lead is an ongoing concern for many school districts across the country because of corrosion from aging infrastructure.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 :: 2562 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is committed to addressing issues affecting water quality. We support the use of certified water treatment products for final barrier protection at the home as lead in drinking water continues to be a pressing issue in Jackson, Mississippi. WQA is a non-profit association, representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry, with over 2,700 members. We have technical staff and water treatment professionals ready to help.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 :: 3439 Views :: Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is offering informational resources to help with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Friday, September 25, 2015 :: 8 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation, Technical Guidance
An important effort by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) has resulted in an exciting program for reducing salt discharge in Madison, Wisconsin. Since May 2013, WQRF has funded and facilitated a study by the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) to investigate the potential reductive effects of high-efficiency water softeners on chloride levels in the waste stream.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 :: 5100 Views :: Technical Guidance, Public Water Supply Contamination
The Water Quality Association has released an official statement on cyanotoxins such as microcystin, which was recently detected in the public water supply serving Toledo, Ohio.