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WQA marks Member Appreciation Month in November
Association’s 2,500 member companies work toward improved drinking water quality at home, work and school

LISLE, Ill. (November 1, 2018) The Water Quality Association is marking November as Member Appreciation Month, recognizing its 2,500 members across the globe for their work in promoting the betterment of water quality.

“We set aside this time to pay tribute to our members who make it possible for us to have safer, cleaner and better-tasting water in our homes, businesses and schools,” said WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser.  “Better quality drinking water leads to a better quality of life.”

WQA members include manufacturers, suppliers, installers and sellers of water treatment devices or systems who work to uphold the highest principles of honesty, integrity, fair dealing and professionalism in the water quality improvement industry. They agree to follow the WQA Code of Ethics, which sets standards of conduct for their dealings with customers, among themselves, with members of related industries and the public at large.

Working with WQA, members stay on top of critical issues facing water quality around the world, inform themselves of rules and regulations affecting the industry and meet annually at the WQA Convention & Exposition (April 23-25, 2019, in Las Vegas). WQA offers three levels of membership with corresponding member benefits; for more information, check out

WQA also offers education and professional certifications programs and the independent WQA Gold Seal certification program, which ensures consumers they are buying products that perform as advertised.

WQA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA’s education and professional certification programs have been providing industry-standardized training and credentialing since 1977.  The WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying products that contribute to the safe consumption of water since 1959. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).

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