Category Archives: General

What did you learn today?

The most exciting thing (to me) that the WQA has accomplished so far is to develop the Modular Education Program (MEP).

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WQRF – Invest in the future

Get involved in the Investing in Your Future Campaign today to help support a stronger future for our industry!

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EPA expands influence on surface waters

In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources.

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PWQA 2015 Scholarship Recipients

PWQA has announced it’s 2015 scholarship recipients; Sarah Stevenson and Zena Taraprewalla.

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Memorial Day 2015

Thank you to our warfighters who have paid the ultimate price. Thank you to the families who have lost their own so others might not lose theirs.

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S-803 Certification Now Required Under IAPMO Code Supplement

The International Association of Plumbing Mechanical Operators (IAPMO) Green Technical Committee has formally approved the updates that will be published in the new 2015 edition of the IAPMO Green Plumbing & Mechanical Code Supplement

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EPA announces microcystin and cylindrospermopsin limits

Algal blooms produce harmful toxins. Because utilities often use these water bodies as sources of drinking water, EPA has determined algal toxin levels in tap water that can protect human health. EPA is also recommending how utilities can monitor and treat drinking water for algal toxins and notify the public if drinking water exceeds protective levels.

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Oregon DEQ report examines toxic chemicals in state waters

The study is the first statewide assessment of toxics in water across Oregon. It is the result of more than five years of data that DEQ collected from 177 monitoring sites throughout the state from 2008 to 2013. DEQ visited most sites three times and analyzed water samples for more than 500 different chemicals.

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We Support Colorado Rainwater Harvesting Legislation Changes

Even two rain barrels promotes understanding of how water cycles through nature. Among the valuable lessons taught include how much rain one can harvest from roofs, how much landscapes use, and how much potable water consumption can be reduced.

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Addressing Water Conservation Myths

Average Family Water Consumption

Conservation is convenient, sensible and smart. Intelligent conservation and sustainable technologies and techniques are good for society, good for the planet and good for business.

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