Category Archives: General

State of the Water Quality Improvement Industry 2016

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a leader in the field; providing the leadership, lobbying efforts, and education to ensure that society’s leaders are making good decisions, that consumers are informed, and that plumbers and water dealers are educated in how to protect their clients from waterborne contaminants and health hazards.

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Protect your Groundwater 2016

Groundwater is the lifeblood of our nation. Everyone can and should do something to protect groundwater. Why? We all have a stake in maintaining its quality and quantity. The quality of our groundwater affects every aspect of our lives now and long into the future.

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Germs in your Water Bottle

Your water bottle might be making you sick or even compromising your immune system.

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Senator Hertzberg to speak at 2016 PWQA Convention

Senator Hertzberg has agreed to be the banquet speaker for the 2016 PWQA convention/tradeshow. Senator Hertzberg has carried several important water bills and is passionate about responsible environmental stewardship. He is a former Speaker of the California State Assembly.

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Aquatherm piping contributes to LEED v4 Credits

Aquatherm has the only piping systems that directly contribute to LEED v4 credits.

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The passing of a legend

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Jack Slovak. Jack and his rocket-scientist brother Robert are considered the founding fathers of the residential Reverse Osmosis water purification industry.

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California legislative update – July 2016

The State Legislature is on Summer Recess from July 1 to July 31. July 1 was also the last day for bills to be heard in the second house policy committees. When the Legislature reconvenes on August 1, the bills that are still alive will begin to be heard in the Appropriations committees. August 12 is the […]

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CalChamber response to Prop. 65 modifications

June 6, 2016 Ms. Monet Vela Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment P.O. Box 4010 Sacramento, CA 95812-4010 Sent electronically to: P65Public.Comments@oehha.ca.gov RE: 15-DAY NOTICE OF MODIFICATION TO TEXT OF PROPOSED REGULATION – TITLE 27, CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS, PROPOSED REPEAL OF ARTICLE 6 AND ADOPTION OF NEW ARTICLE 6, PROPOSITION 65 CLEAR AND REASONABLE […]

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NSF/ANSI Standard 401 to be added to WQA’s Gold Seal Program

NSF/ANSI Standard 401 includes filters designed to address the following contaminants: Pharmaceuticals, Personal care products (PPCPs), and Endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDGs)

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PWQA 2016 Convention

This year’s PWQA educational theme is developed around “Doing it right” when it comes to improving water and doing better business. The WQA will be teaching their latest test-preparation classes and well as the recent improvements and enhancements to the Modular Education Program.

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