News Type: News Release

  • WQRF kicks off ‘Summer School’ series


    Free monthly webinars focus on hot topics in water LISLE, Ill. – Free monthly webinars geared to stakeholders in water quality will kick off next week, sponsored by the Water Quality Research Foundation. Each WQRF Summer School session offers 0.1 Continuing Professional Development credit toward recertification for WQA-certified water treatment pros. Class is in session…

  • Collins, Pingree honored for industry support


    Water Quality Leadership Awards announced during Summit LISLE, Ill. – U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) have been honored with Water Quality Leadership Awards for their work to improve access to safer, healthier drinking water across the country. The presentations came during the annual Water Resources Congressional Summit, hosted by the…

  • Judd Larned takes office as WQA president


    The Water Quality Association’s president for 2024-25 is Judd Larned, president of Culligan Water North America. Larned succeeded Atlantic Filter Corporation Vice President Amanda Moore, CWS, during the 2024 WQA Convention & Exposition last month.

  • 2026 WQA Convention set for Miami Beach


    Event to be held April 28-30, 2026, in Miami Beach Convention Center LISLE, Ill. – The 2026 Water Quality Association Convention & Exposition will be held in Miami Beach, Fla., the association has announced. The 53rd annual convention will bring more than 3,000 water treatment dealers, manufacturers and consultants from around the world to the…

  • Student researchers awarded scholarships


    Student researchers from Virginia Tech University and the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Quality Research Foundation’s first David Loveday Memorial scholarship poster contest.  The research findings of the winning poster submissions were shared with attendees of the WQRFs Scientific Symposium and the WQA Convention & Exposition March 4 & 5 in…

  • WQA announces Leadership, Excellence awards


    The Water Quality Association honored 15 individuals and two member companies March 5 with its annual Leadership and Excellence Awards. President Amanda Moore, CWS, announced the recipients during the Keynote Session on the opening day of the WQA Convention & Exposition. 

  • WQRF calls for research grant concept papers


    The Water Quality Research Foundation has issued a request for concept papers (RFCP) under its research grant program.  The grant offers up to $100,000 of WQRF funding toward field work and implementation of treatment devices as part of the research.

  • WQRF Symposium: Solutions Catalyst set for March 4


    The second annual Water Quality Research Foundation scientific symposium will bring together top scientific, technical and water treatment industry experts for critical conversations on PFAS and other emerging contaminants, water’s resilience, and innovative solutions. WQRF Symposium: Solutions Catalyst is set for March 4 – the day before the WQA Convention & Exposition – in the…

  • WQA marks 50-year anniversary as trade association


    The Water Quality Association is marking its 50th anniversary as a trade association and  the leading voice of the residential, commercial and industrial water treatment industry. A new timeline on the WQA website highlights key milestones of the industry’s advancement over the past five decades.

  • WQA’s Mid-Year Leadership Conference moves to Midwest


    The 2024 WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference will be held September 17-19, 2024, at the Westin O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Ill., the Water Quality Association has announced. The Chicago-area venue is just a few miles from WQA’s International Headquarters and Laboratory.