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WQA marks World Water Day with sustainability reminder

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 :: 978 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.”

About the Water Quality Association and Its Role Certifying Water Filters

Thursday, May 05, 2016 :: 3779 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Sustainability Certification, Technical Guidance, Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Since 1959, the WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying water treatment point-of-entry and point-of-use (at the tap or whole house treatment) that contribute to the safe consumption of water. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).

Water Quality Association Recognizes World Water Day

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 :: 3315 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Sustainability Certification, Professional Certification & Training, Professional Certification, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Water Quality Association Recognizes World Water Day
Opportunity to Discuss Growing Concern of Lead in Drinking Water Nationwide

Landmark Sustainability Standard Now Covers Dispensers and UV Systems

Monday, February 08, 2016 :: 1828 Views :: Product Certification, Sustainability Certification

WQA and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced that a new 2015 version of WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-803: Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems received formal accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.

WQA Becomes First ANSI-Accredited Certification Body for Type-I Environmental Labeling

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 :: 9158 Views :: Product Certification, Sustainability Certification

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has become the first and only certification body in the world to receive American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation to certify products for environmental conscientiousness.

Sustainable Management Standard Receives ANSI Approval

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 :: 2770 Views :: Product Certification, Sustainability Certification

The Water Quality Association (WQA) and American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) are pleased to announce that standard now known as WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-801: Sustainable Management has been officially accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.

WQA/ASPE Standard for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Products Achieves ANSI Accreditation

Monday, September 08, 2014 :: 3728 Views :: Product Certification, Sustainability Certification

The Water Quality Association (WQA) and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced today that WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-803 (2014): Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems has been officially accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.