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The residential and commercial drinking water treatment industry is an important and thriving industry to be a part of. On this page, learn more about business management tools, marketing tactics, financial management, promotions, acquisitions, new technologies and trends in the industry. Also explore the latest information, advice and tips from WQP's monthly business column here.

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Mar 12 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 a pandemic.  "WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply…
Mar 10 2020
The following is a press release the Water Quality Association (WQA) released on Thursday, March 12, 2020, regarding the upcoming WQA Convention…
Mar 5 2020
New homeowners are excellent prospects for water quality products. There are lots of statistics that support this, including results from the 2019…
Mar 5 2020
Businesses view the green movement as an opportunity to stand out. As such, they look to recognize and demonstrate their own best practices in…
Mar 4 2020
It could be said that fate played a hand in the history of Angelo Water Service.  While managing a local lumberyard and home center, Larry Gayler…
Mar 4 2020
Going on more than 60 years of business is impressive.  To do so without corporate backing adds a set of challenges—although personal satisfaction of…
young professionals in water summit
Above, YP Summit guest speakers pose together following the event.
Feb 27 2020
The 2020 American Water Works Association (AWWA)/ Water Environment Federation (WEF) Young Professionals Summit was packed with social media moments…
Feb 3 2020
A little over a year ago, the Lamplight Digital Media team partnered with a client who owns a water treatment dealership in California. They had a…
Jan 31 2020
NSF International Introduces NSF REG4 NSF International has introduced NSF REG4, which is an independent certification program that allows…
WQP previews the 2020 WQA Convention & Exposition
WQP previews the 2020 WQA Convention & Exposition
Jan 30 2020
The 2020 Water Quality Association (WQA) Convention & Exposition is quickly approaching. The annual event will be held April 1 to 3, 2020, in…
Jan 28 2020
Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, is now available on all major podcast streaming platforms. The one water podcast is hosted by Water…
Jan 10 2020
Marianne Metzger Joins ResinTech ResinTech announced that it hired Marianne Metzger to lead business development efforts for the company’s Laboratory…
Dave Rutz with Xylem Inc.
Dave Rutz
Jan 1 2020
As the online marketplace increasingly shifts to be a dominant force in sales, water treatment product manufacturers are searching for new ways to…
Jan 1 2020
A couple of weeks ago while visiting Long Island, New York, to work with a client,  I was sitting in my Jeep Grand Cherokee at a stop light when a…
Dec 31 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit to block the U.S. EPA’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule defining what waters qualify for federal Clean…
Dec 20 2019
Federal Budget Supports Great Lakes, Clean Water Funding Great Lakes restoration and clean water programs received support in the final federal…
Dec 17 2019
The third annual Water Quality Association (WQA) Business Boot Camp, where water industry and outside experts in leadership, human resources and…
Dec 13 2019
Report Indicates Worldwide Growth of No-Water Urinal Installations  A November 2019 study conducted by Transparency Market Research (TMR) highlights…
Dec 1 2019
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business…
Dec 1 2019
2019 has been an exciting year for the water treatment industry. Technologies are rapidly evolving, dealers are finding new ways to reach their…
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