water quality News

  • WQA to fill eight board seats during Annual Meeting

    A slate of nominees for the Water Quality Association Board of Directors is up for election at the association’s 2020 Annual Meeting, held during the WQA Convention and Exposition April 1-3 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The annual meeting is part of the convention’s Opening General Session at 9:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. CDT) on Thursday, April 2. The ...

  • WQA to host online Convention education sessions

    Following cancellation of its April 1-3 Convention & Exposition in Orlando, Fla., the Water Quality Association is planning a slate of virtual convention events in April. The online sessions include the WQA annual meeting, industry updates, award presentations and dozens of hours of education sessions allowing attendees to earn Continuing Professional Development credit toward WQA ...

  • WQA cancels 2020 Convention in light of COVID-19

    After much deliberation in the wake of rapidly changing circumstances surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Water Quality Association has canceled its 2020 Convention & Exposition, originally scheduled for Orlando, Fla., April 1-3. “We understand the great importance of this signature water treatment industry event to our members, exhibitors, dealers, clients and other ...

  • One-day pass offers taste of 2020 WQA Convention

    A Friday-only 2020 WQA Convention and Exposition pass offers access to morning education sessions and the trade show on the final day of the April 1-3 event in Orlando, FL. The pass, available for Friday, April 3, ...

  • Rep. Paul Tonko honored with WQA Champion award

    U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) has been honored with the Water Quality Association Congressional Champion Award for his support of water-related legislation, particularly legislation to combat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) contamination. The award was presented during the annual WQA Fly-In, a series of strategic meetings on Capitol Hill March 3 and 4 that includes the Water Resources ...

  • WQA issues call for 2010 award nominations

    The Water Quality Association is accepting nominations for the industry’s 2010 Leadership Awards. Every member of WQA is eligible to nominate or be nominated. Winners will be announced at the association’s opening general session held at WQA Aquatech USA 2010 in Orlando, Florida. To learn how to nominate someone, visit wqa.org/awards. The deadline is August 12, 2009.There are eight award ...

  • Water Quality Association issues statement on proposed PFAS legislation

    The Water Quality Association today released the following statement on proposed legislation by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH): “The Water Quality Association applauds the leadership that Senator Jeanne Shaheen has demonstrated during her Senate career to ensure that all Americans have access to clean drinking water. We welcome her most recent legislative initiative, the Providing ...

  • Sen. Thom Tillis named WQA Congressional Champion

    U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) has been named a Water Quality Association Congressional Champion Award honoree for co-sponsoring per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) legislation, including a new law directing a nationwide survey of PFAS contamination. The award was presented during the annual WQA Fly-In, a series of strategic meetings on Capitol Hill March 3 and 4 that includes the Water ...

  • Showcase

    Ultraviolet light: powerful GENAQ water disinfectant

    One of the treatments that make GENAQ water pure is the disinfection through a UV lamp. Our atmospheric water generators produce, following their capacity, a maximum liters of water per day. In many cases, this water is not consumed directly, but stored, so bacteria could grow in the meantime. The drinking water treatment, through UV light, is one of the most effective methods to obtain pure ...


    By Genaq Technologies S.L.

  • Review of water quality league tables and update of ground water quality indicators

    The National River Water Quality Network includes 77 sites located on 35 of New Zealand’s typically larger rivers, which drain about half of New Zealand’s land area. The Ministry for the Environment has published information on the water quality of these sites.  The sites are ranked in three league tables based on nutrient levels, water quality for recreational use and biological indicators. ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Make THE water quality event YOUR Water Quality Event

    Energy use at a water or wastewater utility can be 30% to 50% of the municipality’s total electricity consumption, making energy sustainability a critical issue for operators, managers, and engineers alike. WEFTEC offers energy mentoring in small sessions, exposure to innovative start-up companies, dozens of presentations by the leading authorities in energy management, as well as a ...

  • Recognizing Quality in Water Quality Trading

      (WASHINGTON, DC.) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominations for the Blue Ribbon Water Quality Trading Awards Program. The awards will recognize outstanding leadership in designing or implementing water quality trading programs and policies that have achieved or will achieve environmental and economic benefits. EPA's Water Quality Trading Policy offers participants a tool to ...

  • Water Quality System

    Let me explain that our basic idea is how better to use the not many typologies (and parameters) of on-line sensors available on market to make low-cost sustainable intelligent monitoring. We all know that the total water quality is related to about fifty of quality measurement analytic parameters, but on-site and in on-line way, it is possible to detect only about ten electro-chemical or ISE ...

  • Paper on Optimal Water Quality Sensor Placement

    Two important questions have to be answered in order to properly protect a water network against accidental or provoked contamination events and water quality problems: how many sensors are needed and where to place them. Answering ...


    By Ingeniousware

  • Water Quality Association offers PFAS resources

    The Water Quality Association (WQA) provides resources to help consumers understand the impact of PFAS in drinking water and how to successfully treat for these contaminants at the home or in a building.  A report released today by the Environmental Working Group indicates that many more Americans than ...

  • Water quality monitoring: the airmoPURGE

    Why measure volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in water?   Water quality is one of preoccupations of all populations. Water is a consumer good and its control is a necessity. Chromatotec has developed a new option for this market: the “purge”. This solution is in compliance with US Environmental Protection Agency method 502.2   ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • The Importance of Water Quality in a Humidity Chamber

    Testing how a product performs in humid conditions is an essential part of product testing. The quality of the water used in the humidity system plays an important role in both the accuracy of test results and the life of the environmental chamber. Read Thermotron’s Water Quality ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Final Barrier Devices Can Treat Lead in Tap Water in New York Homes

    City officials warning residents in older homes about pipes LISLE, Ill. - A new report from the city of New York that lead may be present in the pipes of older buildings provides more reason for residents to consider using "final barrier" technology in their homes, according to the Water Quality Association. According to a report in ...

  • Most Americans concerned about home water

    More than half of Americans have concerns about the quality of their water – and we are increasingly showing a willingness to pay for treatment in the home. These are among the conclusions of an independent survey released today at Water Quality Association Aquatech USA convention.  The random sample survey, conducted by Applied Research-West, Inc., offers a look into Americans' ...

  • Study to measure long-term hard water damage

    Expanding on a major study already underway, the Water Quality Research Foundation has retained an independent testing firm to measure how hard water might damage many common household fixtures and appliances. In February, WQRF hired the Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit international science and technology enterprise, to examine the amount of energy savings that water softeners offer. ...

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