Resource Type: Advocacy Resource

  • Guidance for the Use of Water Softening and Onsite Wastewater Systems on Individual Properties


    WQA and National Onsite Wastewater and Recycling Association (NOWRA) have collaborated to offer advice on the use of water softeners and home septic systems.

  • State Bills List


    WQA regularly tracks state-level legislation affecting the water treatment industry or WQA members. The list is updated as the status of the bills change, new bills are introduced or old bills pass/fail.  To quickly see a particular state’s legislation, click on that state on the U.S. map.

  • Federal Bills List


    WQA regularly tracks federal legislation affecting the water treatment industry or WQA members. The list is updated as the status of the bills change, new bills are introduced or old bills pass/fail. 

  • Post-Election Government Affairs Conversation


    Hear from Nick Plebani and Tom O’Donnell at Gephardt Government Affairs as they break down the federal results and the landscape going into 2021. During the live event, we had time to break into groups based on state or region to discuss individual state results and activities also, although those are not shown on the […]

  • Plumbing Code Adoption Cycles


    This report includes regulations WQA is aware of pertaining to state plumbing code adoptions. Regulations and laws change from time to time; therefore, it is important to make sure you have the most current version of the legislation or regulations before relying on them. Nothing herein shall be interpreted as legal advice. You must consult […]

  • PFCs and PFAS Chart


    This report was compiled by the Water Quality Association (WQA). For more information, contact Global Regulatory and Government Affairs Manager Kathleen Fultz, [email protected] You can learn more about the Association at WQA.org or call 630-505-0609. Please refer to the regulation text for additional information, as regulations do change.

  • What’s New with the Lead & Copper Rule?


    Tom Bruns, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, for 120 Water, discusses the federal Lead & Copper Rule, which was revised recently to include Lead Service-Line Replacement, re-evaluation of compliance sampling and new Action & Trigger Levels. This webinar required paid registration and is available for viewing here as a WQA Core and Premier member benefit. If […]

  • WQA Government Affairs Update


    Attendees heard the latest update from Washington, D.C., including an update on WQA’s Clean Water for All Initiative, and got to know WQA’s new Government Affairs Director, Jeremy Pollack.

  • Vietnam Country Profile


    The WQA Vietnam Country Profile contains information on regulatory bodies, standards, acredidation, legislation and other useful information and tools. Regulations and laws change from time to time; therefore, it is important to make sure you have the most current version of the legislation or regulation before relying on them. Nothing herein shall be interpreted as […]

  • Trends Report: Internet of Things


    The Internet of Things (IoT) market, generally devices enabled to connect to the internet, is expected to grow and encompasses conversations on data collection and personal information protection. Existing regulations set before IoT, present uncertainty on applicability to today’s data driven world. To adjust, governments are taking steps to develop new regulatory frameworks and as […]