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Benefits of WQA Membership

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WQA Membership offers water treatment professionals exposure to leading-edge thinking, the latest tools and tactics to help grow a business, industry advocacy, high-quality training programs, and opportunities to interact and network with peers around the globe.

CUSTOMER REFERRALS

Member Directory

WQA members appear in the “Find a Member” listings on wqa.org and BetterWaterToday.org, searchable by Zip Code.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Mark of Excellence

WQA members who employ certified professionals and sell certified products get the special Mark of Excellence designation and are displayed at the top of the search results in the member directory.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Customer Leads

Tap Score home test kit customers seeking water quality solutions can connect with nearby WQA-member water treatment providers through a link in their test reports.


Available to:

  • North American Dealer members

(must opt in by providing referral email address)

EXPAND YOUR NETWORK

WQA Events

Special member pricing at industry-advancing events such as the annual WQA Convention & Exposition and the Mid-Year Leadership Conference.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Mentorship

Grow personally and professionally through WQA Mentorship programs, which foster an exchange of knowledge, experience and advice.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Volunteer

Volunteers power WQA and the industry’s initiatives. Get involved in a variety of ways, from short-term projects to standing committee, councils, and board service.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

STRENGTHEN YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge Base

From your desk or from the field, get 24/7 online access to WQA’s Knowledge Base, a collection of fact sheets and helpful articles on all aspects of the water treatment industry.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Training

WQA members get discounted rates on Professional Training courses – both live and online – that can put you on the path to earn a WQA Professional Certification title.


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Webinars

Join us for WQA Essentials webinars on business operations and technical topics most important to our members. Some webinars provide CPD credit toward renewing your Professional Certification.


Available to:

  • E-Member*
  • Core**
  • Premier**

Industry Reports

Data that can help you improve your business operations and marketing is in WQA’s exclusive industry reports:
• Business Operations
• Consumer Opinion Study
• RO Report
• Tank & Valve Report
• Cross Correlation Report


Available to:

  • E-Member
  • Core
  • Premier

Offered as a member benefit or at a discount, depending on membership level.

Technical Support

Get access to technical information related to water sources, quality and treatment. Submit technical questions to the department for more personalized answers and assistance.


Available to:

  • Core
  • Premier

Advocacy Support

Members can access WQA’s online International Resources Database, the Regulatory Database, and monthly bills tracking reports. In addition, WQA’s Government Affairs department provides special regulatory and advocacy assistance, depending on membership level.


Available to:

  • Core
  • Premier

*Discounted rate
**No charge

What type of membership should I get?

My company services and sells water treatment products

Water Treatment Provider/Dealer

Any individual or business predominately engaged in the marketing, resale, and servicing of water quality industry products or equipment to consumers, businesses, and other end-users in the United States and Canada is eligible for dealer membership. This includes residential, commercial, industrial, and retail channels. Dealer membership is open to related professions such as plumbers and well-drillers.

E-Member

$690

Per Year

Core Member

$985

Per Year

Premier Member

$8,115

Per Year

My company makes or sells water treatment products

Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail

Individuals or businesses who manufacture, supply, assemble, or distribute water industry products or equipment in or into the United States or Canada are eligible for Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Membership. This includes residential, commercial, industrial, or retail channels.

E-Member

$2,960

Per Year

Core Member

$3,875

Per Year

Premier Member

$14,015

Per Year

Manufacturer/Supplier NOT Selling in USA/Canada

Individuals or businesses who manufacture, supply, assemble or distribute water industry products or equipment and do not sell, market, or manufacture in the United States and Canada are eligible for International Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail membership.  

E-Member

$1,375

Per Year

Manufacturer Representative

Any independent sales agent or representative serving two or more manufacturer/supplier/retailers of water quality industry products or equipment is eligible for manufacturer representative membership.

E-Member

$1,375

Per Year

My company offers products and services to the industry

Industry Partner

The Industry Partner Program (IPP) is exclusively available to companies that serve the water treatment industry, such as financing or marketing companies. The IPP provides a vehicle for companies to have targeted and direct engagement with WQA members. Becoming an Industry Partner demonstrates your shared commitment to the industry.

Consultant

Any third-party professional or service provider engaged in providing technical consulting services to entities within the water improvement industry is eligible for consultant membership. 

Consultant

$690

Per Year

Allied

Any individual, firm, or professional organization/association that does not make or sell products but is engaged in a field of endeavor that has a scientific, technical or educational interest in water quality or POU/POE treatment is eligible for allied membership.  

Allied

$360

Per Year

Fees by Membership Level (all amounts in US dollars)

If you are unsure which category of membership applies to you, please contact  WQA Membership.