What You Need to Know

MWQA suggests that you consider these factors before selecting a company or vendor to supply equipment or services to meet your unique water quality improvement needs.

Make sure the company:

  • Has an actual physical office address
  • Has additional training or industry certification in their employ or has had ample experience in the industry
  • Has a personal state license.  The business should also be registered and licensed in the State of Minnesota.  Check for a license on the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry’s website.
  • Employs people who hold a valid Water Conditioning Master, Journeyworker or Plumbing license.
  • Is part of the local business community with memberships in good standing with organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce or the Better Business Bureau
  • Is a member of the Minnesota Water Quality Association (MWQA) or the National Water Quality Association (WQA)
  • Can provide you with product warranty information
  • Can provide the means to determine that your equipment is operating properly
  • Will provide instructions on the care of your equipment and how to get system maintenance