Product Testing & Certification

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Nov 5 2015
It is easy to be swayed by the erroneous notion that if the majority of people share a particular belief, it must be true. This phenomenon, which we…
Oct 16 2015
WaterMark certification essential for manufacturers selling pipes and other plumbing fixtures into the Australian and New Zealand markets  Global…
Oct 13 2015
Did you know that Section 32 of Quebec’s Environmental Quality Act currently outlines requirements for potable water products that are beyond those…
Sep 2 2015
As a consumer, you expect the products you purchase to be safe. You expect the dishes on your dinner table to be safe for food service. You expect…
Sep 2 2015
Now more than ever, nations are struggling to find cheap, reliable sources of clean, usable water. Where clean water cannot be sourced naturally, it…
Jul 1 2015
Faucets are the most used and abused fittings in a plumbing system. We use faucets to draw water for drinking and washing multiple times a day, every…
Jun 3 2015
Drinking water treatment unit (DWTU) testing protocols have long been established within the water quality improvement industry. These protocols are…
Feb 26 2015
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) and American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced that the standard now known as WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-801:…
Jan 26 2015
NSF Intl. appointed Tina Yerkes, Ph.D., as general manager of filtration products for its Global Water Div. Yerkes will help NSF grow its testing,…
Jan 14 2015
NSF Intl.’s National Center for Sustainability Standards worked with stakeholders from municipalities, industry, government and academia to develop…
Dec 1 2014
As my children enter their toddler years, I can see how competition will begin to play a role in our lives. My kids compete over everything — mostly…
Oct 9 2014
No longer is choosing a water treatment product as simple as trusting a commercial on TV. It is prudent for you to do your homework and educate…
Oct 2 2014
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that third-party certification is finally coming to the state of Wisconsin. Effective Saturday, Sept. 27,…
Aug 27 2014
Whether or not we would like to admit it, we are a competitive society. Competition surrounds us in everything we do, and we are always looking for…
Jun 16 2014
There are many different technologies that can be used to reduce the level of contaminants in water. The two most common that are tested in the Water…
May 9 2014
In 2011, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) reported in Water Quality Products on the history of lead in drinking water and the difficulties of testing…
Mar 24 2014
While growing up, I never would never have guessed that I would end up working in the drinking water treatment industry. All I knew growing up was…
Aug 9 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a notice of intent (NOI) to develop a WaterSense specification for flushometer valve toilets…
Jul 8 2013
A company is only as good as the foundation it is built upon. In the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) case, the foundation of the organization is quite…
Apr 11 2013
Certification may seem complicated, but once it is broken down into digestible pieces, it becomes simple. There are many drinking water treatment…
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