Wednesday, September 2, 2020 :: 1314 Views :: Events
A senior economist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an internationally acclaimed author and leadership coach will headline the Water Quality Association’s Mid-Year Leadership Conference Sept. 16 & 17. Registration is open now at the online event’s website, wqa.org/mylc.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 :: 1354 Views
Nominations and applications are open for WQA’s annual Leadership Awards, which recognize individuals and companies who have excelled in their service to the water quality improvement industry.
Monday, August 24, 2020 :: 1729 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association today said that the devastating wildfires in northern California pose a threat to drinking water for people affected by the fires, but that there are precautions that can be taken to protect residents in the affected areas.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 :: 1781 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
A discussion on diversity and inclusion, opportunities to share opinions in a Town Hall and section meetings, a business outlook and a Virtual Wine Tasting to benefit the Water Quality Research Foundation are among the sessions planned for the Water Quality Association’s Mid-Year Leadership Conference Sept. 16 & 17. Registration is open now at the online event’s website, wqa.org/mylc.
Friday, August 7, 2020 :: 1769 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association is relocating its international headquarters and laboratory to an expanded, more modern facility that will allow increased capacity and flexibility for product testing and more efficient membership services.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 :: 1598 Views :: Technical Guidance
General guidance on sanitizing water treatment systems after a prolonged period of stagnation – such as during the recent COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders - is available from the Water Quality Association. The document, “Guidance for Sanitizing Residential Drinking Water Treatment Systems” is available on WQA’s website as part of the association’s coronavirus resources.
Monday, July 27, 2020 :: 1329 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
As schools prepare to reopen for in-person learning around the country, the Water Quality Association offers general guidance on bringing water treatment systems back online in buildings that have been vacant or have seen little or no water use. The guidelines are available on WQA’s website and were discussed in detail during a May webinar.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 :: 2339 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association recommends homeowners review their public water system’s annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), available online or in the mail, to learn important information about local drinking water quality. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires community water systems serving more than 25 people or 15 households to issue a CCR by July 1 every year.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 :: 1293 Views :: Membership
The Water Quality Association has announced two leadership changes in the Membership department: Marketing & Communications Director Wes Bleed has been named to the new and expanded role of Membership, Marketing & Communications Director, and Heather Duve becomes the new Membership and Development Associate Director. The changes are effective immediately.
Friday, May 29, 2020 :: 2340 Views :: Events
Continuing health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19 have led the Water Quality Association to convert its 2020 Mid-Year Leadership Conference to a virtual experience. Planning now for an exclusively online MYLC will allow more people than ever to participate in this annual industry engagement event in mid September.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 :: 1248 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
Flood resources, including a video called “Five Things to Know About Water After a Flood,” are available from the Water Quality Association to help ensure a safer water supply during severe flooding in the Midwest that is expected to move into the Southeastern United States this week.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 :: 2565 Views :: Technical Guidance
As shelter-in-place orders are being modified or lifted around the country, the Water Quality Association offers general guidance on bringing water treatment systems back online in buildings that have been vacant or have seen little or no water use. The guidelines are available on WQA’s website and will be discussed in detail during a free webinar May 27.
Monday, May 4, 2020 :: 6263 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
Consumers should be wary of sales representatives playing on their fears about COVID-19 or falsely claiming to represent the Water Quality Association or a local governmental water agency through telemarketing, door-to-door or in-home sales. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to advise the public that the coronavirus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies and that the risk is low.
Friday, May 1, 2020 :: 1771 Views :: Convention
The Water Quality Association invites potential speakers to submit proposals for education sessions for the 2021 WQA Convention & Exposition on April 27-29, 2021, in Las Vegas, NV. The convention theme is “Imagine.”
Monday, April 20, 2020 :: 1528 Views :: Convention
The final piece of the Water Quality Association’s virtual convention events is in place now with the launch of WQA Virtual Education. Nearly 30 hours of on-demand education sessions, most of them offering Continuing Professional Development credit, are available online to registered participants, and a series of live webinars is set for April 21-23.