Friday, April 5, 2019 :: 1682 Views :: Product Certification
The Water Quality Association has produced a standard that for the first time will allow manufacturers to test and certify their products for health-based manganese removal claims. The association collaborated with Health Canada and the Standards Council of Canada to write the standard in preparation for Health Canada’s issuance of a new health-based Maximum Allowable Concentration (MAC) for manganese that will apply to drinking water supplies in Canada.
Monday, February 25, 2019 :: 1265 Views :: Product Certification
Zac Gleason is the Water Quality Association’s new Laboratory Director, responsible for overall operations and strategic direction for both the Performance Laboratory and the Analytical Laboratory, the association has announced. Gleason brings more than 15 years’ experience in water, sanitation, and hygiene and 10 years of laboratory oversight experience to the role, a key component of the WQA’s Gold Seal Product Certification program.
Friday, May 18, 2018 :: 2341 Views :: Product Certification
The Water Quality Association (WQA) today said a new study conducted on behalf of the Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) underscores the need to combat counterfeit water treatment products. The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) helped with the study by performing extraction testing and funded a portion of the research production at a total cost of $35,000.
Monday, March 26, 2018 :: 1429 Views :: Product Certification
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has announced that Kelli Fleischmann is the Association’s new Product Certification Director, in charge of the prestigious Gold Seal and Sustainability programs.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 :: 1770 Views :: Product Certification
The Water Quality Association today recommended that as students begin their summer vacation, school districts should take the opportunity to test their drinking water supplies for lead. Studies and media reports over the past school year indicate lead exposure is an ongoing concern across the country, primarily due to corrosion from aging infrastructure.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 :: 5089 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is calling attention to individuals claiming to be employees of WQA going door-to-door passing themselves off as water inspectors, offering to test homeowner’s drinking water, or using scare tactics to sell water treatment devices.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 :: 2392 Views :: Product Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association (WQA) marked National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by reminding consumers that they can learn more about the threat of lead in their drinking water by downloading a lead fact sheet from its website, wqa.org.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 :: 5607 Views :: Product Certification, Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association said that Hurricane Matthew 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.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 :: 3848 Views :: Product Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness, International
Kent RO Systems Limited has received the first product certifications in India for two devices that make microbiological reduction claims. It’s the final step for both products to receive the Seal of Purity from the Water Quality India Association (WQIA).
Thursday, August 18, 2016 :: 4299 Views :: Product Certification, Technical Guidance, Communications, Website, Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association today reminded school districts to take steps to test for lead in their drinking water to keep children safe as they head back to school this fall. Studies indicate lead is an ongoing concern for many school districts across the country because of corrosion from aging infrastructure.