Thursday, June 9, 2022 :: 941 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association welcomes the introduction of the Healthy Drinking Water Affordability Act, also known as the Healthy H2O Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, which has received bipartisan support, aims to improve drinking water in rural communities.
Thursday, May 12, 2022 :: 672 Views :: Convention
The Water Quality Association is inviting potential speakers to submit proposals for education sessions for the 2023 WQA Convention & Exposition on April 18-20, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV. The convention theme is “Momentum.”
Friday, April 29, 2022 :: 642 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association welcomes the introduction of federal legislation that would offer federal grants for water testing and certified treatment technology in rural and underserved communities, a proposal that grew from an initiative developed by a WQA task force. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced the Healthy Drinking Water Affordability Act, also known as the Healthy H2O Act, in Congress on April 26.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 :: 988 Views :: Membership
Jim Stern, Executive Vice President for A. O. Smith Corporation, is the new president of the Water Quality Association. Stern pledges to bring “a fresh set of eyes and ears” to his presidency, which will focus on helping the association grow through its new Strategic Plan.
Thursday, April 21, 2022 :: 329 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association & the National Groundwater Association are hosting two educational briefings next week in conjunction with WQA’s annual Congressional Fly-In. All interested parties are invited to take part in the free Zoom webinars on April 26 and 27.
Thursday, April 14, 2022 :: 886 Views :: Professional Certification & Training
WQA members who earn a professional certification title within a year of starting WQA’s professional training program could be eligible for a rebate under an initiative announced April 8 at the 2022 WQA Convention & Exposition. The rebate, available for a limited time to Core and Premier level dealer members, would cover most online training costs and a certification exam.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 :: 978 Views :: Convention
Winners of the prestigious Hall of Fame and Lifetime Membership awards – as well an Illinois company honored with the Excellence Award – are among 13 honors announced Wednesday, April 6, during the Opening General Session of the WQA Convention & Exposition. The Convention runs through Friday, April 8, in Orlando, FL.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 :: 1448 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser has been elected to a three-year term on the Association Forum Board of Directors, effective April 1. Undesser, MWS, CAE, is completing her second one-year term on the board of the 4,000-member organization that provides education, resources, and professional development opportunities for association professionals.
Thursday, March 3, 2022 :: 867 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
A slate of nominees for the Water Quality Association Board of Directors is up for election at the association’s 2022 Annual Meeting, held during the WQA Convention and Exposition April 6-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The annual meeting is part of the convention’s Opening General Session at 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 6.
Thursday, March 3, 2022 :: 487 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
More than 180,000 New Jersey households are currently facing the news that their homes are being served by lead services lines that will ultimately need to be replaced. The Water Quality Association offers support and resources that can help consumers understand issues associated with lead contamination and methods of home water treatment.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 :: 2010 Views :: Convention
Three days of education sessions and discussions on key topics such as profitability, the latest water treatment technologies and new methods of expanding or improving a water treatment business highlight the 2022 WQA Convention & Exposition April 6-8 in Orlando, FL. A complete convention schedule, including exposition hours and networking opportunities, is posted online.
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 :: 1093 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association, a trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry, has named Cindy Tomei, CAE, its Engagement & Advocacy Services Deputy Director. In this new role, Tomei will lead the association’s membership, external affairs and government affairs departments.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 :: 2282 Views :: Convention
A communications expert with more than a decade’s experience at the heart of the technology industry will discuss technology trends and the future workplace in his keynote address to the 2022 Water Quality Association Convention & Exposition April 6-8 in Orlando. Dex Hunter-Torricke will address the convention’s Opening General Session, which begins at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 6, at the Orange County Convention Center.
Monday, January 24, 2022 :: 1625 Views :: Water Quality Research Foundation
Reverse osmosis membranes and activated carbon filters demonstrated average PFAS removal efficiencies greater than 90% in a research study funded by the Water Quality Research Foundation. A full report on the research conducted by Dr. Zhi (George) Zhou at Purdue University on the removal efficiencies of three PFAS chemicals with different carbon chain lengths by the point-of-use technologies is being released today.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 :: 2076 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association says homeowners should be aware of possible scams involving door-to-door salespersons who offer free water tests and then claim the water hardness tests instead show the water is unsafe to drink. A recent incident involves a homeowner in Titusville, FL, who said she was persuaded to buy an expensive water filtration system after such a test was conducted in her home.