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Homeowners Can Ask For Report on Their Community's Water Quality

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 :: 1868 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Homeowners concerned about the quality of water being supplied by their local public water system can ask for a copy of their municipality’s Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) requires community water systems (those serving more than 25 people or 15 households) to issue a CCR every year by July 1st.

PILC Marks 10th Anniversary of WaterSense with Call for Program's Authorization

Monday, June 6, 2016 :: 1674 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition (PILC) marked the 10th anniversary of WaterSense with a call for the program's authorization, noting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program's achievements relating to water efficiency and savings.

Water Quality Association Provides Quick Facts on PFOA & PFOS

Friday, June 3, 2016 :: 2706 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, has compiled quick facts on Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) in drinking water.

WQA Responds to President Obama's Position Regarding Water Filtration in Flint, Michigan

Thursday, May 5, 2016 :: 5246 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Following President Barack Obama's important visit to Flint, Michigan yesterday, the Water Quality Association applauds the President's position regarding water filtration in Flint. As a result, WQA has responded by demonstrating how the drinking water treatment industry can help bring immediate solutions for the residents of Flint.

About the Water Quality Association and Its Role Certifying Water Filters

Thursday, May 5, 2016 :: 5211 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).

New England Families Can Find Protection from Arsenic in Drinking Water

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 :: 3464 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) encourages private well-owners to test their systems and seek appropriate remedies as necessary. With reports of arsenic in drinking water around New England, residents can ensure protection by installing water treatment systems in the home.

WQA Recognizes Earth Day and Invites Water Treatment Professionals to Show Congress Affordable Water Treatment Options

Friday, April 22, 2016 :: 3072 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Professional Certification & Training, Professional Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois- based not-for-profit organization, recognizes Earth Day and invites water treatment professionals to show Congress affordable water treatment options.

Changes Announced to WQA's Boards

Thursday, March 31, 2016 :: 4297 Views :: Convention, Water Quality Research Foundation, Membership, Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

A number of important changes to the Water Quality Association’s top volunteer leadership were implemented during the Association’s 2016 Convention & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Water Quality Association Recognizes World Water Day

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 :: 4265 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

Water Quality Association Addresses Issues Affecting Water Quality in Mississippi

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 :: 3176 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.

Water Quality Association Provides Quick Facts on PFOA & PFOS

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 :: 3753 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, has compiled quick facts on Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) in drinking water.

Water Quality Association Addresses Frequently Asked Questions about Lead in Water

Thursday, February 4, 2016 :: 6862 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.

Water Quality Association Addresses Drinking Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 :: 3935 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.

WQA Releases Second Consumer-Friendly Publication Encouraging Environmental Stewardship

Monday, September 14, 2015 :: 2489 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has unveiled Getting Smart with Reverse Osmosis Systems to help water treatment professionals and consumers use water treatment systems in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. 

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