Public Water Supply Contamination
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 :: 534 Views :: Public Water Supply Contamination
The Water Quality Association warns that Hurricane Michael -- expected to hit the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm by midday Wednesday -- poses a threat to drinking water for people affected by the storm, but that there are precautions that can be taken to protect residents in the affected areas.
Sunday, September 9, 2018 :: 1412 Views :: Public Water Supply Contamination
The Water Quality Association warns that Hurricane Florence -- expected to hit the shores of North and South Carolina and Virginia later this week -- poses a threat to drinking water for people affected by the storm, but that there are precautions that can be taken to protect residents in the affected areas.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 :: 651 Views :: Public Water Supply Contamination
The Water Quality Association (WQA) today said the latest J.D. Power 2018 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study that shows 30 percent of residential water utility customers indicate having concerns about the quality of their tap water indicates the need for point-of-use testing and, in some cases, further water quality treatment.
Thursday, August 31, 2017 :: 2082 Views :: Public Water Supply Contamination
Disasters, such as floods can gravely compromise public water systems. The conventional and highly appropriate response of municipalities, health departments, and other regulatory agencies in times of water emergencies is to notify all consumers to boil all water used for drinking or culinary purposes until bacteriological samples demonstrate that the water is safe, and/or until appropriate corrective actions have been completed.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 :: 7612 Views :: Product Certification, Public Water Supply Contamination, Consumer & Industry Awareness
WQA is offering informational resources to help differentiate fact from fiction regarding the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Association has compiled answers to several of the most common questions, while addressing some widespread misconceptions Flint residents may have about lead (Pb) in drinking water.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 :: 6938 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.