Category Archives: Opinions

WQA delivers new resources to homeowners

WQA’s Gold Seal Product Certification program provides product certification, which utilizes a scientific method for consumers to ensure the effectiveness of the devices they purchase. WQA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to test and certify products following national standards.

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2016 Water Treatment Industry Leadership Awards

Leadership Awards Given for Contributions to the Water Treatment Industry The Water Quality Association (WQA) honored ten individuals with leadership awards earlier this month. The awards were presented on March 15, during the Opening General Session of the 2016 WQA Convention & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. The Hall of Fame Award, given for lifetime dedication and service […]

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Can I drink soft water? – Is there salt in soft water?

Softened water contains a very low amount of sodium. If you are concerned about sodium intake, use Potassium Chloride salt instead of sodium chloride salt, drink hard water, or process the water further with a reverse osmosis purifier.

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Arsenic – It lurks beneath

If you’re facing an Arsenic treatment project, don’t merely rely on articles like this to select treatment technologies, consult with a Master Water Specialist or Consulting Engineer to ensure that you don’t miss anything.

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Arsenic in wine from irrigation water?

I would definitely NOT use water containing arsenic during any phase of the winemaking or bottling process. Any processing water should have the arsenic completely removed through an industry-proven technology.

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WQA expands Sustainability standard to include Ultraviolet systems

The S-803 standard is currently the only sustainability standard in existence that applies specifically to drinking water treatment systems.

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WQA Addresses Drinking Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

Lead (Pb) has been identified as the waterborne contaminant of primary concern for Flint’s residents.

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Schumer and I rarely agree on policy

FEDS MUST ACT AS DEADLY LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE EMERGES IN UPSTATE HOSPITAL, NATIONAL STANDARD NEEDED TO TEST WATER SUPPLY

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The “fourth phase” of water – Dr. Gerald Pollack

If you haven’t already seen this, take a minute to watch Dr. Gerald Pollack’s short presentation about the “4th phase of water”. There’s so much more to learn about water, and many opportunities to improve humankind through humanitarian research.

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Filing of the California Water Conservation, Flood Control and Stormwater Management Act

On Monday, Dec. 14, the Association of California Water Agencies, the California State Association of Counties, and the League of California Cities® filed a constitutional amendment with the Attorney General’s office. The measure would create a new, optional funding method local agencies can use to finance stormwater management and flood control projects, set rates for […]

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