Resource Type: Industry Report

  • Trends Report: International Performance and Reduction standards


    This report investigates countries we are aware of discussing performance/reduction standards requirements as itrelates to drinking water treatment units through regulations or other initiatives. There are also country profilereports includes regulations and resources WQA is aware of pertaining to specific countries.

  • Brazil Country Profile


    The WQA Brazil 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 […]

  • 2022 Contaminant Forecast


    WQA’s Technical Affairs Director Eric Yeggy talks about his top contaminant and water treatment concerns for 2022 on WQA Radio (WQA’s weekly podcast). 

  • Tank and Valve Report


    Water Treatment Pressure Tank & Valve Unit Shipment Reports WQA uses an independent accounting firm to collect monthly water treatment pressure tank and valve unit shipments (in the U.S. and Canada). These reports provide a portion of the total units shipped each month to capture industry trend analysis, and are made available as a member […]

  • Business Operations Report


    How Can the Business Operation Report Improve My Business? The WQA Business Operations Report is a new online interactive business tool for WQA dealer members in the U.S. to analyze the success of their business and compare their performance to the industry in five key areas: A team of experts created the tool to work for […]

  • 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 […]

  • Trends Report: Contact Requirements


    Food contact materials (FCMs) are materials in contact with food during processing, packaging or storage. This can include component parts in units used for drinking water. How drinking water is regulated under the definition of “food” varies by regulation. This report investigates countries we are aware of discussing food contact requirements as it relates to […]

  • Trends Report: Producer Responsibility


    Extended Producer Responsibilities (EPR) is a government policy which charges a producer with the treatment or disposal of post-consumer products. In theory, one motivation to adopt an EPR or product stewardship scheme is to incentivize material management and environmentally conscious product design to increase recycling and reuse and decrease waste.

  • Trends Report: Performance Reduction Standards


    This report investigates countries we are aware of discussing performance/reduction standards requirements as it relates to drinking water treatment units through regulations or other initiatives.

  • Trends Report: Repairability


    This report focuses on adopted or proposed regulations covering manufacturer responsibilities on repairability of products sold. There is a “right to repair” concept, which focuses on a consumer’s right to repair a product they have purchased without using the manufacturer’s repair services.