Category Archives: General

Are you drinking clean and safe water?

Excellent informational write-up and infographics by WaterLogic and Ghergich & Co Cases such as the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, demonstrate how tenuous our access to safe, clean drinking water can actually be—no matter where we live. In fact, thousands of potential contaminants can make their way into our drinking water, and the water infrastructure across the U.S. […]

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No-Till November

Leave it be, let it grow. Save time, money and improve your soil’s health by joining the farmers who observe No-Till November.

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Support for SB 623 (Monning): Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund

SB 623 (Monning): Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Background Recent California State Water Resources Control Board (SWB) data identified roughly 300 California public water systems serving communities currently out of compliance with drinking water standards, some of which have been unable to provide safe drinking water for multiple years. Drinking water advocates estimate over […]

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WQA Support for NDAA 2017

Studies have found PFOA and PFOS in the blood samples of the general human population and wildlife nationwide. Studies also indicate that continued exposure to low levels of PFOA in drinking water may result in adverse health effects. These chemicals bioaccumulate in living organisms compounding the exposure and potential impacts on human health.

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Kinetico Acquires Nimbus Water Systems

Kinetico Incorporated, a global leader in the water treatment industry, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Nimbus Water Systems, a Southern California-based manufacturer of high-quality commercial and residential water treatment products.

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Groundwater-modeling papers published by NGWA advisory panel

Each written to improve groundwater modeling and its application to professionals, five white papers recently produced by the NGWA Groundwater Modeling Advisory Panel have been approved by the NGWA Board of Directors and are now posted on the Association’s website. The papers are: Applications of Groundwater Modeling for Decision-Making in Water Management and Engineering with Water […]

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NSF releases P453

This protocol was developed with input from various industry organizations and benefited from a public review comment period. NSF International has additional services to assist facility operators in establishing and verifying their management plans for cooling tower water systems through education, guidance in developing plans and third-party verification audits.

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The tip of the Iceberg

The true nature of the effects of these emerging contaminants on our health is largely unknown, since some of them are so difficult to test for, and there are many interfering factors. Since multiple, continuous sources of exposure to these contaminants exist in the environment, it will continue to be very difficult to define true causal relationships, so the safest path is to avoid ingestion, especially through drinking water.

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Cleaner water for KwaZulu Natal

WWIF has already undertaken several deployment projects in Ghana, Kenya, Swaziland, South Africa, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Japan

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Hurricane Harvey Resources

If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact either the Texas Water Quality Association (TWQA) or the Water Quality Association (WQA). 

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