News Releases

WQA responds to Hurricane Matthew

Thursday, October 6, 2016 :: 5035 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. 

WQA India certifies products for microbiological reduction claims

Thursday, October 6, 2016 :: 3136 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). 

WQA launches podcast and blog

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 :: 2596 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association has launched a new podcast and blog to keep members and the public up to date about issues involving the water treatment industry. 

Water Quality Association Responds to EWG National Chromium-6 Occurrence Data Map

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 :: 4563 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Professional Certification, Public Water Supply Contamination, Consumer & Industry Awareness

In response to a new national map showing the presence of chromium-6 in the nation's drinking water, the Water Quality Association (WQA) has provided new resources to help homeowners and businesses understand the issue. 

WQA observes Imagine a Day Without Water

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 :: 2419 Views :: Events, Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association is joining elected officials, drinking water and wastewater providers, community leaders, business and labor groups, policy experts, advocacy organizations and infrastructure experts participating in Imagine a Day Without Water on Thursday, September 15, 2016.

WQA Insider Update - September 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016 :: 14 Views :: Communications, eNews

WQA Insider Update is an electronic newsletter for Water Quality Association members.

WQA Career Center expands job postings and resume search

Friday, September 9, 2016 :: 1749 Views :: Communications

LISLE, Ill.– The Water Quality Association said today it has expanded its online Career Center to allow job seekers in the water treatment industry to find hundreds of new job postings and employers to find thousands of new resumes of potential candidates.

WQA and NSF International Agree to Collaborate on Policy and Research

Thursday, September 8, 2016 :: 3524 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness

LISLE, Ill. – The Water Quality Association (WQA) and NSF International (NSF) have agreed to form a professional collaboration in an effort to benefit members, customers and global consumers, the two organizations have announced.

WQA reminds schools to test for lead in drinking water

Thursday, August 18, 2016 :: 3642 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.

WQA responds to new Harvard study on PFOA and PFOS

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 :: 4122 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Public Water Supply Contamination, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association responded to a study Harvard researchers conducted finding as many as six million Americans may be at risk of exposure to higher than recommended levels of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS).

WQA launches Go for the Gold product certification campaign

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 :: 1849 Views :: Product Certification

The Water Quality Association (WQA) today launched a Go for the Gold campaign to help product manufacturers and anyone interested in water purification products understand the process for obtaining WQA's Gold Seal Product Certification Program. WQA is offering a free e-book entitled Go for the Gold to help make the process as simple and smooth as possible.

eNews - July 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016 :: 6 Views :: Communications, eNews

WQA eNews is an electronic newsletter for Water Quality Association members.

WQA offers free Water Treatment for Dummies booklet

Thursday, July 21, 2016 :: 4446 Views :: Product Certification, Professional Certification, Technical Guidance, Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Water Treatment for Dummies (a Wiley Brand): WQA Special Edition is a free booklet made available by the Water Quality Association to help consumers save money while enhancing the quality of the drinking water in their home or business.

Water Quality Association responds to USGS report on corrosive groundwater

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 :: 2881 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) responds to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that found that groundwater in 25 states and the District of Columbia has a high potential for being naturally corrosive.

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