Monday, March 26, 2018 :: 1780 Views :: Product Certification
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has announced that Kelli Fleischmann is the Association’s new Product Certification Director, in charge of the prestigious Gold Seal and Sustainability programs.
Friday, March 23, 2018 :: 1558 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association today announced its support for the latest budget package in Washington that preserves funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 :: 1300 Views :: Consumer & Industry Awareness
The Water Quality Association joins organizations around the world in supporting efforts to tackle global water shortages and to improve water quality for all.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 :: 1140 Views :: Sustainability Certification
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is seeking volunteers to help write environmental criteria for expanding Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems product certification standards.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 :: 2006 Views :: Convention
An influential legislative advocacy panel will discuss “Hot Topics in Advocacy,” to open the education sessions of the Water Quality Association’s 2018 Convention & Exposition March 26-29 in Denver, Colo.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 :: 2520 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
Members and staff of the Water Quality Association (WQA) participated in a two-day visit to Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6-7, 2018. The message from the delegation emphasized WQA’s support for common-sense solutions to infrastructure issues while emphasizing the need for funding for Point-of-Use (POU) and Point-of-Entry (POE) technology in water related legislation.
Friday, March 2, 2018 :: 1997 Views :: Membership
The Water Quality Association (WQA) has launched a new Industry Partner Program (IPP) with companies and organizations that provide financing, marketing, insurance and other services that support the water treatment industry. The IPP allows participating companies the opportunity to interact with WQA members.
Monday, February 12, 2018 :: 2646 Views :: Convention
Registrations for the 2018 WQA Convention & Expositions are on pace with sign-ups for the same period a year ago leading up to the Convention in Orlando. This year’s WQA Convention takes place March 26-29, 2018 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. In 2017, 56 countries were represented among the more than 3,000 attendees at the Convention in Orlando.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 :: 2764 Views :: Technical Guidance
The Water Quality Association this week hosted the first-ever meeting of water treatment industry leaders in India, resulting in approval of a new Gold Products Compendium to help the government identify reliable products and strategies to deal with water quality challenges.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 :: 2563 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association is calling attention to the growing problem of counterfeit water filters by joining forces with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center). WQA now displays the “Report IP Theft” button and its link to the IPR Center as tool to report IP theft and trade law violations while also serving as a deterrent to anyone contemplating brand infringement.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 :: 1696 Views :: Government & Regulatory Affairs
The Water Quality Association is gearing up for its annual DC Fly-In, an opportunity for members to join WQA staff in a two-day visit to Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6-7, 2018. For the second consecutive year, WQA will partner with the Irrigation Association and the National Groundwater Association for a Water Resources Congressional Summit, an opportunity to hear from Congressional staff and regulators involved with water and the environment.
Monday, February 5, 2018 :: 1629 Views :: Convention
Veteran meeting planner LyNae Schleyer has joined the Water Quality Association as its new Meeting Services Director. Schleyer comes to WQA following a 24-year stint with the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) in Chicago.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 :: 2078 Views :: Convention
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is pleased to announce that David LaFrance, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will be a featured speaker at the Opening General Session of the 2018 WQA Convention & Exposition in Denver, CO on March 27, 2018.
“We are delighted that David will be able to join us for an insightful discussion on issues that affect both of our associations,” said WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 :: 1896 Views
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is supporting efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) such as PFOA and PFOS and their impact on drinking water.
Friday, December 1, 2017 :: 1720 Views
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is offering its first-ever Business Operations Boot Camp one day prior to the 2018 WQA Convention & Exposition in Denver. The Boot Camp will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2018.