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WQA unveils new consumer-outreach website

“Better Water Today” touts benefits of quality drinking water in the home

LISLE, Ill.  (October  1, 2020) – “Better Water Today,” a new consumer-focused website explaining the benefits of in-home or at-the-tap drinking water treatment, was introduced at the Water Quality Association’s Mid-Year Leadership Conference.  The website, which uses easy-to-understand language and illustrations, is at

“Outreach to consumers is an important part of WQA’s mission,” said Tom Bruursema, WQA’s Associate Executive Director of Member and Public Engagement. “This website will help homeowners understand the value of quality water in their homes and small businesses.”

The site features:

  • Water basics and information on common water contaminants
  • A link to the new WQRF Contaminant Occurrence Map
  • A recommended three-step process for improving your water quality: Consult with a professional, test your water and then treat it with products proven effective against your specific quality issues
  • Links to look up water treatment professionals (WQA members) and certified products

The website has associated social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

WQA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA’s education and professional certification programs have been providing industry-standardized training and credentialing since 1977.  The WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying products that contribute to the safe consumption of water since 1959. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).       


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