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WQRF Funds First Phase of Emerging Contaminants Research

January 14, 2021

The Water Quality Research Foundation has awarded funding for Phase 1 of an emerging contaminants research project to Dr. Marcia Silva and Dr. Sakib Mahmud of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee […]


New Microfluidic Water Purification System Is Under Development by UMaine, Harvard Researchers

January 7, 2021

Development of a new, low-cost microfluidic water purification system by researchers at the University of Maine and Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has been funded by the […]


Desalination Breakthrough Could Lead to Cheaper Water Filtration

January 5, 2021

Producing clean water at a lower cost could be on the horizon after researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and Penn State solved a complex problem that had […]


Revised, Updated Water Treatment for Dummies Is Published

December 17, 2020

Water Treatment For Dummies: Second Edition is now available both online and in a printed version through the Water Quality Association. WQA members can use the updated booklet for in-home sales […]


WCC Releases Its Latest Animated Video on Drinking Water Filtration

December 16, 2020

As an engineer or designer, you are probably accustomed to selecting water treatment equipment for your clients. WCC (Water Control Corp.) is grateful for every opportunity to help you with […]


WCC Announces Another ASPE-Accredited CEU Course

November 12, 2020

WCC (Water Control Corporation) is pleased to announce a brand-new presentation, “Water Treatment for Commercial Humidification,” which is available in-person or via webinar and awards ASPE CEU credits. The course […]


Researchers Find Copolymer that Helps Remove PFAS Toxins from Water

November 3, 2020

Researchers have demonstrated that they can attract, capture, and destroy PFAS—a group of federally regulated substances found in everything from nonstick coatings to shampoo and nicknamed “the forever chemicals” due […]


Researchers Devise New Method to Get Lead Out of Filters, Better Measure Amount in Tap Water

November 2, 2020

Commercially sold water filters do a good job of making sure any lead from residential water pipes does not make its way into water used for drinking or cooking. Filters […]


UC Archaeologists Discover Sophisticated Water Filters in Ancient Maya City

October 29, 2020

Ancient Maya in the once-bustling city of Tikal built sophisticated water filters using natural materials they imported from miles away, according to the University of Cincinnati. UC researchers discovered evidence […]


Popular RO Sizing Workshop to Be Offered Online

October 27, 2020

WQA’s popular Commercial Industrial RO Sizing workshop, usually only offered during the annual WQA Convention & Exposition, will be available online this fall. Instructor Peter Cartwright, MWS, PE, will help […]

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