Looking ahead to 2009, opportunities abound for the water treatment industry
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is convening for its 60th annual meeting in Las Vegas, Dec. 2 to 5. Rebecca Wilhelm, associate editor of Water Quality Products, recently spoke with Kevin McCray, the association’s executive director, to learn more about the association, the 2008 Ground Water Expo and recent groundwater-related developments.
Rebecca Wilhelm: What is the theme of this year’s conference?
Membership in industry associations is a valuable tool, but involvement in regional associations can be even more beneficial in terms of personal networking and region-specific education and support.
Rebecca Wilhelm, associate editor of Water Quality Products, recently spoke with Jane H. Cain, executive director of the Eastern Water Quality Association (EWQA), about the challenges this regional association faces and how it plans to succeed in the future.
Rebecca Wilhelm: What states are included in the EWQA’s territory?
With WQA Aquatech USA recently wrapping up in Las Vegas, Rebecca Wilhelm, assistant editor of Water Quality Products, spoke with Florida Water Quality Association (FWQA) President Cindy Gresham about the FWQA Annual Convention and the unique opportunities provided by regional water quality associations and tradeshows.
Rebecca Wilhelm: How does a regional association benefit its members in ways that larger groups cannot?