Category Archives: General

PWQA Seeking C-55 Licensees to Update Database

The California Contractors State License Board is conducting an online survey to update the Water Conditioning (C-55) license examination and will be requesting participation from those in their database.

Read more ...

Solvang offers Softener Upgrade Rebate

An upgrade rebate is being offered to Solvang residents who replace their old conventional self-regenerating (automatic) water softener with a salt-free canister type (portable exchange tank) water softener, or a new high-efficiency or ultra high-efficiency twin sensor water softener.

Read more ...

58x Series Piston Rod and Retainer Mechanical Updates

Pentair has made the following adjustments to the 5800 valve piston rod and retainer: 1. In January 2018, we introduced a more robust snap feature on the piston rod, as well as a red retainer. Note: This will also affect all 5000 replacement piston assemblies. 2. As of October 2017, the piston rods have been […]

Read more ...

ARCSA’s Role in Meeting  California’s Water Needs

A well-designed, installed and maintained rainwater harvesting system can provide significant amounts of high-quality water for potable and non-potable, residential and commercial uses.

Read more ...

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. […]

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

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 […]

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

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 […]

Read more ...

%d bloggers like this: