Wednesday, March 7, 2018 :: 1734 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
Members and staff of the Water Quality Association (WQA) participated in a two-day visit to Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6-7, 2018. The message from the delegation emphasized WQA’s support for common-sense solutions to infrastructure issues while emphasizing the need for funding for Point-of-Use (POU) and Point-of-Entry (POE) technology in water related legislation.
Friday, March 2, 2018 :: 1252 Views :: Membership
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has launched a new Industry Partner Program (IPP) with companies and organizations that provide financing, marketing, insurance and other services that support the water treatment industry. The IPP allows participating companies the opportunity to interact with WQA members.
Monday, February 12, 2018 :: 1979 Views :: Convention
Registrations for the 2018 WQA Convention & Expositions are on pace with sign-ups for the same period a year ago leading up to the Convention in Orlando. This year’s WQA Convention takes place March 26-29, 2018 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. In 2017, 56 countries were represented among the more than 3,000 attendees at the Convention in Orlando.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 :: 1765 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association this week hosted the first-ever meeting of water treatment industry leaders in India, resulting in approval of a new Gold Products Compendium to help the government identify reliable products and strategies to deal with water quality challenges.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 :: 1888 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association is calling attention to the growing problem of counterfeit water filters by joining forces with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center). WQA now displays the “Report IP Theft” button and its link to the IPR Center as tool to report IP theft and trade law violations while also serving as a deterrent to anyone contemplating brand infringement.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 :: 1122 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association is gearing up for its annual DC Fly-In, an opportunity for members to join WQA staff in a two-day visit to Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6-7, 2018. For the second consecutive year, WQA will partner with the Irrigation Association and the National Groundwater Association for a Water Resources Congressional Summit, an opportunity to hear from Congressional staff and regulators involved with water and the environment.
Monday, February 5, 2018 :: 1033 Views :: Convention
Veteran meeting planner LyNae Schleyer has joined the Water Quality Association as its new Meeting Services Director. Schleyer comes to WQA following a 24-year stint with the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) in Chicago.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 :: 1374 Views :: Convention
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is pleased to announce that David LaFrance, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will be a featured speaker at the Opening General Session of the 2018 WQA Convention & Exposition in Denver, CO on March 27, 2018.
“We are delighted that David will be able to join us for an insightful discussion on issues that affect both of our associations,” said WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 :: 1499 Views
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is supporting efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) such as PFOA and PFOS and their impact on drinking water.
Friday, December 1, 2017 :: 1348 Views
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is offering its first-ever Business Operations Boot Camp one day prior to the 2018 WQA Convention & Exposition in Denver. The Boot Camp will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2018.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 :: 1761 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association has voiced its support for a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that authorizes a nationwide health study on the implications of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) such as PFOA on drinking water. The language was authored by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).
Friday, November 3, 2017 :: 1627 Views :: Events
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with RAI Amsterdam that will allow WQA to have a pavilion for its members at each of the RAI’s Aquatech international trade shows.
“We are thrilled to have this new agreement,” said WQA President Bob Maisner, who was on hand for the signing ceremony at the Aquatech trade show in Amsterdam.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 :: 2546 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association is making a fact sheet on nitrate available following a report by the Environmental Working Group that drinking water supplies in rural areas across the United States are contaminated with nitrate, with the people in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Wisconsin at the highest risk.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 :: 2203 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association today released a guide for school administrators to help them with the process of keeping their drinking water safe for children. “What school administrators need to know about lead in drinking water” is available for download from the WQA website (http://go.wqa.org/leadinschools).
Sunday, September 10, 2017 :: 1614 Views
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has released a Water Safety Guide to help people affected by natural disasters such as hurricane and the subsequent flooding that is likely to occur. The guide features tips for what homeowners can do to prepare for a major storm as well as what to do during and after the storm hits.