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Water Quality Research Foundation

WQRF awards 2018 Grant to Purdue researcher

Friday, December 7, 2018 :: 837 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation

The Water Quality Research Foundation has named Dr. George Zhou of Purdue University the recipient of its 2018 Grant Award. Zhou, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering at the West Lafayette, Ind., university, is conducting research that will provide performance data on removal efficiencies of representative emerging contaminants and new knowledge on the effects of water quality on the performance of point-of-use systems.

WQRF names Redden its Foundation Relations & Research Manager

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 :: 1328 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation

The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) has named Kim Redden its Foundation Relations & Research Manager. Redden, who formerly worked for the Water Quality Association (WQA), has broad experience in the water treatment industry and brings deep industry knowledge to her position.

WQRF announces new research grants

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 :: 2417 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation, Communications

WQRF announced a new program to provide more timely and effective support for research projects that directly impact members of the Water Quality Association as well as consumers.

Changes Announced to WQA's Boards

Thursday, March 31, 2016 :: 5183 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. 

Madison, WI Sewerage District Offering Grants for Chloride Discharge Reduction

Friday, September 25, 2015 :: 8 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation, Technical Guidance

An important effort by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) has resulted in an exciting program for reducing salt discharge in Madison, Wisconsin. Since May 2013, WQRF has funded and facilitated a study by the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) to investigate the potential reductive effects of high-efficiency water softeners on chloride levels in the waste stream.

Legacy of Colorado WQA to Live On Through Important WQRF Research

Friday, October 31, 2014 :: 4154 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation, Capital Campaign

The Colorado Water Quality Association (CWQA) may have terminated operations, but the organization’s profound effect on the water quality improvement industry will be felt for many years to come. In September, shortly after the announcement that the organization had dissolved, the outgoing CQWA board of directors announced that they would be donating the remaining funds in their accounts to the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF).