Are you looking for information on water contamination, water treatment systems, or any other information involving water? The MWQA is the place to get all those questions, and more, answered. We have a variety of pamphlets, brochures and booklets available to our members, and the public, at no charge. Several publications are available for download on the national WQA website.
What is softener optimization and how can you, and the environment, benefit from it? So much press has been given to chloride pollution in Minnesota – from regulating road salt used in winter to recommending replacement of time-clock softeners with on-demand softeners. What is optimization all about? Read about it here.
Softeners and Septic Systems
Do you have a septic system? Find out if your softener can affect the performance of your septic system by reading this information from the national WQA.
“Getting Smart” Publication Series
The Water Quality Association’s “Getting Smart” publication series is intended to promote environmental stewardship and resource conservation. These small, pocket-sized booklets provide best practices for water treatment industry professionals and conservation tips for consumers focused around specific water technologies. WQA sought advice from the most respected professionals in the industry and turned to current scientific research in developing these publications.
Getting Smart with Reverse Osmosis Systems
Through this special publication, water treatment industry professionals are encouraged to follow a set of best practices developed by the Association pertaining to the sale, installation and maintenance of residential water treatment systems that employ reverse osmosis technology. These guidelines are intended to help water treatment professionals choose efficient RO technologies, while also sizing and installing equipment for maximum efficiency.
Getting Smart with Reverse Osmosis Systems is available for free download.
Getting Smart with ROs
Getting Smart with Softeners
Through this special publication, water treatment industry professionals are encouraged to follow a set of best practices developed by the Association pertaining to the sale, installation and maintenance of residential, self-generating water softeners. These guidelines are intended to help water treatment professionals choose efficient softener technologies and system settings, while also sizing and installing equipment for maximum efficiency.
Getting Smart with Softeners is available for free download.
Read the national Water Quality Association’s publication, Final Barrier, which contains valuable information about point-of-use water treatment technologies.
Water Treatment For Dummies!
Water Treatment For Dummies: WQA Special Edition is a consumer-directed publication designed to answer common questions about the quality of water in your home or business. Under 50 pages in length and written in a simple, jargon-free style, Water Treatment for Dummies will give you a basic understanding of how to identify and solve water problems in a cost-effective manner.
The electronic version of this publication is available at no charge courtesy of WQA, a not-for-profit organization representing the residential, commercial and industrial water treatment industry. MWQA is providing a link to this informative publication below.
Water Treatment For Dummies
Boil Water Notices
What should you do if you receive a “boil water” notice from your utility department? WQA has some tips and recommendations here.