Topic: research

  • Student researchers awarded scholarships

    Student researchers from Virginia Tech University and the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Quality Research Foundation’s first David Loveday Memorial scholarship poster contest.  The research findings of the winning poster submissions were shared with attendees of the WQRFs Scientific Symposium and the WQA Convention & Exposition March 4 & 5 in…

  • WQRF calls for research grant concept papers

    The Water Quality Research Foundation has issued a request for concept papers (RFCP) under its research grant program.  The grant offers up to $100,000 of WQRF funding toward field work and implementation of treatment devices as part of the research.

  • WQRF Symposium: Solutions Catalyst set for March 4

    The second annual Water Quality Research Foundation scientific symposium will bring together top scientific, technical and water treatment industry experts for critical conversations on PFAS and other emerging contaminants, water’s resilience, and innovative solutions. WQRF Symposium: Solutions Catalyst is set for March 4 – the day before the WQA Convention & Exposition – in the…

  • Learn about the WQRF Kitchen Table Toolbox

    This week’s WQA Radio podcast features a portion of a recent Water Quality Research Foundation webinar, “Toolbox Talk.” Presenter Jennifer Smith, CWS, a residential sales rep for ResinTech, discusses some of the tools offered in the Kitchen Table Toolbox developed by WQRF.

  • WQRF accepting proposals for new poster competition

    The Water Quality Research Foundation is inviting proposals for its first-ever Poster Presentations. Top posters will be presented during the 2024 Water Quality Association Convention & Exposition, March 5-7 in Orlando, FL.

  • WQRF PFAS Research

    In this week’s episode of our WQA Radio podcast, we’re going to focus on new research on PFAS from the Water Quality Research Foundation, WQRF. Dr. Madjid Mohseni from the University of British Columbia joins us to talk about his research into whether a PFAS surrogate can be identified to gauge the effectiveness of water…

  • POU/POE viable for SDWA compliance, study finds

    A research study funded by the Water Quality Research Foundation has been published in AWWA Water Science, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal of research on the science, engineering and social aspects of water. The University of Massachusetts Amherst study demonstrates how Community Water Systems can examine three different factors together to determine whether it’s better to…

  • PFAS Symposium featured on podcast

    Callie Matheny, the Water Quality Research Foundation’s Operations Manager, discusses the upcoming PFAS Symposium on this week’s episode of WQA Radio. The April 17 event focuses on strategies and solutions for dealing with PFAS contamination in drinking water.

  • WQP shares States of Industry survey

    WQP magazine’s State of the Industry survey is the subject of this week’s WQA Radio podcast. Managing Editor Katie Johns discusses the top challenges readers gave for 2022 and the outlook for 2023 on such issues as supply and demand, filtration equipment and new technology.

  • Sustainability Comparison: Centralized Treatment Upgrades and POU/POE Treatment for Small System Compliance to the SDWA

    This webinar is presented by Kaycie Lane, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Practice in the College of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nebraska. She discusses her WQRF-funded study, which examined the sustainability of POU/POE devices compared to upgrades at small centralized water systems for Safe Drinking Water Act compliance.