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2013-10-01 08:24:31

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microvi Biotechnologies, a leader for innovative biocatalytic technologies in the water, renewable energy and chemical industries, announced today that it received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Certification for its MicroNiche Engineered (MNE) catalysts for drinking water applications including nitrate treatment. Microvi's Nitrate degradation technology, MB-N2, utilizes MNE catalysts to convert nitrate in water to nitrogen gas, a harmless...

2013-09-27 23:27:44

Filtersfast.com promotes the 3M Water Factory FM-1500 DWS System that was recently certified under new WQA standards. 3M Purification, Inc. is the first to achieve the Water Quality Association Sustainability Certification. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air filters and water filters, congratulates 3M Purification Inc. for becoming the first water filtration manufacturer to gain WQA Sustainability Certification on select water...

2013-04-23 12:24:47

Families can protect themselves with the Final Barrier LISLE, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent revelation that nearly half a billion dollars in federal funding for safe water has gone unspent by the State of California offers one more strong incentive for residents to install Final Barrier protection in their own homes, the Water Quality Association states. "While we rely on public agencies for initial treatment, the best way to ensure safe drinking water is by...

2013-04-23 12:24:45

USGS study signals need for well owners to test, protect water LISLE, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released last week by the US Geological Survey showing that one in five private wells in Pennsylvania face elevated arsenic levels offers powerful incentive to test and ensure treatment, according to the Water Quality Association. "There is hardly any issue more important than clean and healthy water, and this study sends a signal to well owners that they must...

2013-04-13 23:03:20

Several of the technical support staff from Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc attended the 2013 Water Quality Association´s Aquatech Conference in Indianapolis to take additional exams for their Certified Water Specialists certifications. In addition to attending various technical seminars on water treatment and water quality issues, the staff met with industry leaders and networked with other water specialists at the conference. Santa Cruz, California (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 The...

2013-04-03 12:22:42

Independent survey finds more willingness to pay for water treatment INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of Americans have concerns about the quality of their water - and we are increasingly showing a willingness to pay for treatment in the home. These are among the conclusions of an independent survey released today at Water Quality Association Aquatech USA convention. The random sample survey, conducted by Applied Research-West, Inc., offers a look into...

2013-04-02 12:25:23

Independent testing concludes that systems can work well together INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Water softeners set with appropriate salt efficiency do not harm septic systems and may actually help them, according to a new study released today at WQA Aquatech USA. The Water Quality Research Foundation commissioned Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to conduct independent and scientific testing on the issue in 2012. The result is an official report,...

2013-02-20 23:02:02

As executive director of WQA, Haataja is working to ensure that water treatment products and services in homes and facilities provide safe and healthy options for users. Boise ID (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Dave Haataja, Water Quality Association´s (WQA´s) Executive Director, has accepted a seat on The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Advisory Board. As executive director of WQA, Haataja is working to ensure that water treatment products and services in homes and facilities...

2013-02-20 23:01:46

Technicians specializing in water treatment systems have recently completed training and certification programs at Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc. The training program combined on-site training with completion of courses from The Office of Water Programs at the California State University and the Water Quality Association. Santa Cruz, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc. provides custom well water treatment systems for small community, commercial...

2011-10-28 07:00:00

The Healthy House Institute (HHI) and the Water Quality Association (WQA) recently formed an educational partnership to help consumers understand the importance of and technology behind improving residential water quality. Boise, ID (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 The Healthy House Institute (HHI) and the Water Quality Association (WQA) recently formed an educational partnership to help consumers understand the importance of and technology behind improving residential water quality....