Topic: Government Affairs

  • 2025 WQA Convention & Exposition


    The WQA Convention & Exposition is the most comprehensive annual gathering of water treatment professionals. The event connects industry professionals with technologies, know-how, education, training, networking and business opportunities in one convenient location.

  • 2026 WQA Convention & Exposition


    The WQA Convention & Exposition is the most comprehensive annual gathering of water treatment professionals. The event connects industry professionals with technologies, know-how, education, training, networking and business opportunities in one convenient location.

  • State Bills List


    WQA regularly tracks state-level 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.  To quickly see a particular state’s legislation, click on that state on the U.S. map.

  • 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. 

  • Trends Report: Performance Reduction Standards


    This report investigates countries we are aware of discussing performance/reduction standards requirements as it relates to drinking water treatment units through regulations or other initiatives.

  • State Pesticide Registration Report


    This report includes regulations WQA is aware of pertaining to state pesticide registration programs. Regulations and laws change from time to time; therefore, it is important to make sure you have the most current version of the legislation or regulations before relying on them. Nothing herein shall be interpreted as legal advice. You must consult…

  • 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…

  • WQA Government Affairs Update


    Attendees heard the latest update from Washington, D.C., including an update on WQA’s Clean Water for All Initiative, and got to know WQA’s new Government Affairs Director, Jeremy Pollack.

  • 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…

  • Government Outreach Guide