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Water Quality Association Recognizes World Water Day

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 :: 6914 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Sustainability Certification, Professional Certification & Training, Professional Certification, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Water Quality Association Recognizes World Water Day
Opportunity to Discuss Growing Concern of Lead in Drinking Water Nationwide

Water Quality Association Addresses Issues Affecting Water Quality in Mississippi

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 :: 4976 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Product Certification, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is committed to addressing issues affecting water quality. We support the use of certified water treatment products for final barrier protection at the home as lead in drinking water continues to be a pressing issue in Jackson, Mississippi. WQA is a non-profit association, representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry, with over 2,700 members. We have technical staff and water treatment professionals ready to help.

Water Quality Association Provides Quick Facts on PFOA & PFOS

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 :: 7712 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, has compiled quick facts on Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) in drinking water.

Water Quality Association Addresses Frequently Asked Questions about Lead in Water

Thursday, February 4, 2016 :: 12082 Views :: Product Certification, Public Water Supply Contamination, Consumer & Industry Awareness

WQA is offering informational resources to help differentiate fact from fiction regarding the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Association has compiled answers to several of the most common questions, while addressing some widespread misconceptions Flint residents may have about lead (Pb) in drinking water.

Water Quality Association Addresses Drinking Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 :: 5350 Views :: Technical Guidance, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is offering informational resources to help with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

WQA Releases Second Consumer-Friendly Publication Encouraging Environmental Stewardship

Monday, September 14, 2015 :: 3700 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has unveiled Getting Smart with Reverse Osmosis Systems to help water treatment professionals and consumers use water treatment systems in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. 

National Study Assesses Evolving Attitudes toward Water Quality

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 :: 7235 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has unveiled the results of its 2015 Study of Consumers’ Opinions and Perceptions Regarding Water Quality. This was the fifth time in eleven years that WQA has commissioned a study analyzing consumers’ attitudes toward water quality and water treatment.

Nitrate Contamination Raises Concerns over Minnesota’s Drinking Water

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 :: 6475 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs, Consumer & Industry Awareness

Nitrate levels present in the Minnesota’s drinking water supply are cause for concern, according to the state’s Annual Drinking Water Report, which was released last week. The report, which was compiled by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), shows that as much as 10 percent of the state’s non-community drinking water systems contain elevated levels of nitrate. Approximately 600 of the state’s 6,000 non-community systems have groundwater sources that have been affected by nitrate. 

WQA Encourages All to Support Nepal Relief Efforts

Thursday, April 30, 2015 :: 6484 Views :: Communications, Consumer & Industry Awareness, International

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April. Authorities report well over 3,000 people have been killed and many buildings have collapsed in the capital, Kathmandu. As search and rescue efforts continue, hospitals in the capital continue to function but are stretched to the limit. Powerful aftershocks continue to be felt, so further damage is a risk, increasing the climate of fear amongst the local population.

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