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New ISO wastewater standards released

Treating and reusing wastewater in agriculture can not only provide an oasis in the desert – it can boost economies and save communities. Now there’s a new standard that helps ensure irrigation projects flow smoothly.

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WQA Position: IAPMO Z601

WQA POSITION: WQA supports a pass/fail criterion of 80% for IAPMO Z601, and cannot continue to support the standard if the criterion is lowered to 60% which equates to doubling the amount of scale build-up which would be seen by consumers. SUMMARY: WQA has been a key proponent of the IAPMO Z601 standard from the beginning, which dates […]

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ARCSA Class in Monterey

ARCSA and Monterey Peninsula Water Management District are pleased to offer a comprehensive  Rainwater Catchment Accredited Professional training course, August 26 & 27, 2015 at the California American Water Training Center in Monterey, California. AP WORKSHOP August 26-27, 2015 8:30 AM – 5 PM California American Water Training Center 511 Forest Lodge Rd Monterey, California Register This two […]

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College accreditation of rainwater knowledge

oday, ARCSA proudly announces a three-year renewal of its first collaboration with an institution of higher learning – Santa Fe Community College – whose 16-week course, “Active Water Harvesting and Distribution Systems” fulfilled ARCSA’s curriculum requirements, including lessons on the latest design and installation standard – ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI Standard 63. To formalize the occasion, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by SFCC President, Randy Grissom, and ARCSA’s President, David Crawford.

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Certified Service Technician

Certified professionals typically enjoy greater credibility with customers and a competitive advantage in the marketplace, as well as improved job performance, including fewer costly errors

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ASHRAE 188

Effective June 26, 2015, the long awaited ASHRAE 188 is an official ANSI standard. This document establishes minimum legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems.

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California’s rural poor hit hardest as groundwater vanishes in long drought

Water shortages, and declining influent water quality is the new “normal”, not only in California, but around the nation.

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Administrative changes at PWQA

Join the PWQA Board in welcoming Linda Clark as the new PWQA Administrator. Special thanks to outgoing administrator Kristi Pihl for her dedicated service.

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Performance Water Products Invests in Your Future

We are proud to do our part to support the Foundation and everyone who works hard everyday to serve our industry.

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California comes clean about well drillers reports

California is the last Western state to make its well logs public. Some states, including Texas, even post them online. The secrecy dates back to the late 1940s, when the state’s well drillers fought to protect prime drilling spots from competitors.

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