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The latest news on Flint is, unfortunately, not new - reports indicate that Flint's water still is not safe to drink.

As they have for so many months now, Flint, Mich., residents continue to rely on bottled water for drinking, cooking, dishwashing and even bathing. This has led to a...

In WQP, we have often covered rain barrels and the many benefits they offer...

By now, you have probably all heard the statistic: Worldwide, approximately 650 million people do not have access to a safe drinking water source. Many of those people also are some of the world's poorest, meaning their options for obtaining safe drinking water are few and expensive, the...

Recently, I noticed an interesting billboard along the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago. The Stella Artois ad, featuring the company's signature chalice, was promoting the Buy a Lady a Drink website.

Intrigued, I visited ...

The 2016 WQA Convention & Exposition is in full swing, and attendees are ready for an action-packed day three.

The exposition hall will be open all day, providing attendees the opportunity to see the latest in products and technologies. Wednesday's schedule also offers an array of...

WQP is pleased to announce that Bennett & Cole Water Solutions has been selected as Dealer of the Year!

Founded by Jeff Colasante and James Bennett in 2011, the New Milford, Conn.-based dealership was featured as WQP's ...

The polls close tomorrow - case your vote for Dealer of the Year today!

Throughout 2015, you read about dealerships large and small located across the U.S. in WQP's Dealer of the Month article. Now it's time to choose - which dealer is deserving of the Dealer of the Year honor? Make your...

Time to break out your cowboy boots and get ready to dance - the WQA Convention & Exposition is heading to Nashville, Tenn., March 14 to 17. 

The event boasts four days of education sessions and workshops, two days of exhibition and myriad tours and networking events. Can't-miss...

Throughout 2015, you read about dealers from across the country in the Dealer of the Month section in WQP magazine and eNews. The dealers featured came from large companies and small, independent dealership and franchises, and worked on applications ranging from residential to industrial to...

The polls are now open - cast your ballot for WQP Dealer of the Year today!

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There is just one day to left to nominate yourself or a colleague for WQP's first annual Young Professionals program. Nominees from sectors of the water industry, from dealerships to manufacturing, will be considered. The nomination form is available at http://www.wqpmag.com/young-...

Don't miss a chance to be recognized in as a WQP 2016 Young Professional - the nomination deadline is next Friday, Jan. 15.

WQP is shining the spotlight on the up-and-coming generation of water professionals in a special edition of the magazine debuting in March. If you know any rising...

Each month, WQP features a dealer in the magazine and on www.wqpmag.com as Dealer of the...

It’s been a bad news week for Michigan when it comes to water.

First, the city of Flint, Mich., declared a state of emergency in response to the high lead levels that were found it in its water after it switched its...

This week, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that it is looking for volunteers to serve on its eight committees: Communications, Events, Government Affairs, Industry Research, Membership, Retention & Training, Regional & State Government Affairs and Water Science.

For those...

The WQP staff would like to wish our readers and their families a Happy Thanksgiving! We hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday spending time with family and friends, and of course, digging into all of their favorite Thanksgiving foods.

With Thanksgiving approaching next week, I imagine most of you are looking forward to spending time with your families and friends to celebrate the holiday season. For many, the holiday season is also a time to give back to the community.

Many companies also choose to participate in...

And when I say they’re just like us, I mean they talk about the havoc hard water can wreak too! And OK, Ree Drummond may not be a Hollywood movie star, but she is the star of her own show, “The Pioneer Woman,” on Food Network.

Last...

This week, the WQP staff is in the Netherlands attending the Aquatech Amsterdam trade show.

The trade show, which began on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and will wrap up this Friday, Nov. 6, is a snapshot of the water industry, with water professionals involved in just about every discipline, from...

This week, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that the Colorado Plumbing Board approved rules to implement...