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WQA responds to new Harvard study on PFOA and PFOS

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 :: 3151 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Public Water Supply Contamination, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association responded to a study Harvard researchers conducted finding as many as six million Americans may be at risk of exposure to higher than recommended levels of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS).

Water Quality Association responds to USGS report on corrosive groundwater

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 :: 2201 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) responds to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that found that groundwater in 25 states and the District of Columbia has a high potential for being naturally corrosive.

Water Quality Association Statement in Response to the National Resources Defense Council Report on Public Water System Lead Violation

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 :: 1929 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association's statement in response to the National Resource Defense Council report on public water system lead violations.

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

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 :: 1874 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.

Water Quality Association Provides Quick Facts on PFOA & PFOS

Friday, June 3, 2016 :: 2712 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 & PWQA Endorse Dodd for Senate

Friday, May 27, 2016 :: 1272 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs

California State Assemblyman Bill Dodd (D-Napa) today announced receiving the endorsement of the Pacific Water Quality Association (PWQA) and its national counterpart, the Water Quality Association (WQA) in Senate District 3.

Water Quality Association Congratulates Arizona for Its Water Softener Sustainability Professional Certification Program

Friday, May 27, 2016 :: 1228 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs

More than 60 industry professionals have attended a unique Arizona Water Quality Association (AWQA) course to learn best practices to help reduce salinity in Arizona’s water.


 

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

Thursday, May 5, 2016 :: 5252 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 :: 5223 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 :: 3471 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 eNews - April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016 :: 18 Views :: Events, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Professional Certification & Training, Communications, eNews, Modular Education Program

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

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

Friday, April 22, 2016 :: 3077 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.

WQA eNews, March 31, 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016 :: 21 Views :: Convention, Events, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Professional Certification & Training, eNews, Modular Education Program

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

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