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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.

Water Quality Association Recognizes World Water Day

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 :: 6674 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

WQA Provides Radium Contaminant Handout for Wisconsin Residents

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 :: 2542 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has created a Radium Contaminant in the Water Supply handout to assist Wisconsin residents in providing solutions with possible drinking water contamination.  To download a copy of the handout, please click here.

Wisconsin Residents Can Find Protection Against Radium in Water

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 :: 3348 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Professional Certification

Wisconsin residents can protect themselves from radium in their water with working water softeners and other technology, according to the independent Water Quality Association (WQA).

Water Quality Association Addresses Issues Affecting Water Quality in Mississippi

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 :: 4796 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 :: 7490 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 Issues Open Call for Volunteers to Serve on Committees

Monday, December 7, 2015 :: 6679 Views :: Events, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Professional Certification & Training, Membership, Communications

The Water Quality Association is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the eight committees that report to its board of directors as well as the Product Certification Advisory Council.

Nitrate Contamination Raises Concerns over Minnesota’s Drinking Water

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 :: 6390 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Nitrate levels present in the Minnesota’s drinking water supply are cause for concern, according to the state’s Annual Drinking Water Report, which was released last week. The report, which was compiled by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), shows that as much as 10 percent of the state’s non-community drinking water systems contain elevated levels of nitrate. Approximately 600 of the state’s 6,000 non-community systems have groundwater sources that have been affected by nitrate. 

It's Official! Third-Party Certification Takes Effect in Wisconsin

Friday, September 26, 2014 :: 8 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification

WQA is thrilled to announce that third-party certification is finally coming to the State of Wisconsin. Effective Saturday, September 27, 2014, water treatment devices certified for material safety and contaminant reduction by an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-accredited body will no longer need State approval to be sold in Wisconsin.

Bottled Water Quality Information Act Introduced

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 :: 5323 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs

The Water Quality Association's Government Affairs Department is monitoring a new bill, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last month, seeking to formalize labeling disclosures required on bottled water.

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