Wednesday, November 28, 2018 :: 1321 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association supports the decision to offer free water filtration systems to about 30,000 metered homes in Chicago after tests showed elevated lead levels in about 17 percent of homes tested. The city reportedly plans to continue testing of up to 165,000 metered homes over the next two years.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 :: 3187 Views :: Convention
The Water Quality Association has opened registration for the 2019 WQA Convention & Exposition along with its second annual WQA Business Boot Camp. A new and expanded Convention website offers easy-to-use access to registration, housing and event information for the event, set for April 23-25, 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 :: 1204 Views :: Membership
The Water Quality Association is marking November as Member Appreciation Month, recognizing its 2,500 members across the globe for their work in promoting the betterment of water quality.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 :: 1279 Views :: Convention
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is opening up opportunities for members to give short presentations on any topic as part of the 2019 Convention & Exposition on April 23-25, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nev. “Short Takes – 15 Minutes of Wisdom” will be offered on the trade show floor. Each presentation is limited to 10 to 15 minutes, with 20 to 30 slides that automatically advance every 30 seconds. The format challenges speakers to make their points creatively and succinctly.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 :: 1409 Views :: Professional Certification & Training
A new education opportunity for technical in-office staff, engineers or others who want to learn the underlying science of water quality and treatment without the field work required for full certification is now available through the Water Quality Association’s Modular Education Program (MEP).
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 :: 1275 Views :: Public Water Supply Contamination
The Water Quality Association warns that Hurricane Michael -- expected to hit the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm by midday Wednesday -- 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.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 :: 1308 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Water Quality Association earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 :: 1375 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has named Tom Bruursema its Associate Executive Director of Member & Public Engagement, citing his rich background in the water treatment industry and in marketing and business operations. The association also has announced some internal moves to strengthen international affairs efforts, particularly in the Asian markets. Government Affairs Director David Loveday, a veteran public affairs professional who has been with WQA since 2007, has been promoted to Global Government Affairs director.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 :: 1297 Views
The Water Quality Association has activated its crisis response blog (response.wqa.org) to assist members and the public with frequent updates about the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and the impact of severe flooding on water supplies.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 :: 991 Views :: Events
Instead of traveling to Hilton Head, S.C., this week for the Mid-Year Leadership Conference, water quality professionals will gather around their laptops to take part in meetings and view presentations in a virtual experience.
Sunday, September 9, 2018 :: 1207 Views :: Communications
In the best interest of everyone’s safety, the Water Quality Association has canceled the 2018 WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference (MYLC) planned for this week in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Meteorologists have predicted that Hurricane Florence will strike the East Coast as early as Thursday.
Sunday, September 9, 2018 :: 2127 Views :: Public Water Supply Contamination
The Water Quality Association warns that Hurricane Florence -- expected to hit the shores of North and South Carolina and Virginia later this week -- 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, September 6, 2018 :: 1549 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
A letter from the Water Quality Association statement supporting further study of human health risks of water contaminants known as PFAS and urging support for point-of-use/point-of-entry treatment technologies to combat them will be introduced into testimony today (Sept. 6) before a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.