Topic: Federal Government

  • 2022 Midterm Election Update


    Former Majority Leader Dick Gephardt joins WQA in discussing the latest from the 2022 Midterm Elections, the 118th Congress, and the impact on the water treatment industry.

  • Water filtration offers solution to lead contamination


    As replacement of lead service lines across the country continues to see delays, the Water Quality Association recommends the utilization of certified water filtration products as a cost-effective solution to reducing lead contamination in homes immediately. 

  • WQA Advocacy Update


    This week’s episode of the WQA Radio podcast features an Advocacy Update with WQA Government Affairs Director Jeremy Pollack.

  • Federal Bills List


    WQA regularly tracks federal legislation affecting the water treatment industry or WQA members. The list is updated as the status of the bills change, new bills are introduced or old bills pass/fail. 

  • What’s New with the Lead & Copper Rule?


    Tom Bruns, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, for 120 Water, discusses the federal Lead & Copper Rule, which was revised recently to include Lead Service-Line Replacement, re-evaluation of compliance sampling and new Action & Trigger Levels. This webinar required paid registration and is available for viewing here as a WQA Core and Premier member benefit. If […]

  • FIFRA handbook


    Products and technologies that control “pests”, such as bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa or slime, are also regulated under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). FIFRA is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs. It is important that Water Quality Association (WQA) members understand that certification to NSF/ANSI standards […]

  • U.S. Legislation & Agency Actions


    WQA’s dedicated Government Affairs Department advocates on behalf of the water quality improvement industry at the federal, state and local levels. We work closely with policymakers and regulators to educate them on benefits of water treatment, striving to improve the business climate for the industry by reducing regulatory burdens and increasing market opportunities. Updates & […]

  • WQA applauds introduction of Healthy H2O Act in U.S. House


    Healthy H2O Act introduced in U.S. House Legislation joins similar bill in U.S. Senate

  • WQA welcomes introduction of Healthy H2O Act


    WQA celebrates introduction of Healthy H2O Act Legislation grew from an association volunteer task force initiative

  • WQA & NGWA host webinars during Water Week


    WQA & NGWA host webinars on federal water quality actions and supply chain for Water Week 2022 Free Zoom sessions are open to anyone interested in water quality issues