Our guest is WQA Technical Affairs Director Eric Yeggy.
Eric discusses the top trends and predictions he has for the water treatment industry in 2021. Concerns about Lead, PFAS and many other issues will again top the agenda.
This is always a top-rated show each year.
In this episode of WQA Radio, WQA’s Susan Keaton talks with WQA President DJ Shannahan about the year that was, in 2020, the impact of COVID-19, how the industry weathered the pandemic, how WQA was able to provide valuable resources, and how the industry is positioned heading into 2021.
Later, we’ll have our first Business Insights feature of the year.
In this episode we feature some of the best of our 2020 podcasts. We’ll hear from WQA Hall of Fame award recipient Peter Cartwright, WQA President DJ Shannahan, WQA Mid-Year Leadership speaker Kendall C. Wright, National Groundwater Association President Merritt Partridge, WQRF researcher Dr. Emily Kumpel, and NASA scientist Dr. Jill Williamson, talking about water filtration at the International Space Station.
As we wrap up the year, we say thanks to WQA’s Kathleen Burbidge for contributing her frequent Regulatory Updates during the year.
Whether you’ve been listening for years or you’ve just discovered our podcast, thanks for being part of our podcast community in 2020. We hope we’ve added some insight or encouragement along the way.
Thanks for your participation in the water treatment industry. You’re the reason WQA exists. If you’re not yet a member, you really need to join us. This is the perfect time to take advantage of all of WQA’s member benefits as we begin a new year. Go to https://wqa.org/membership
Our guest in this episode of WQA Radio is Lauren Del Ciello, Managing Editor of Water Quality Products Magazine.
Lauren discusses WQP’s annual water treatment industry survey, how it differed from the survey of readers the magazine published last spring when the COVID-19 pandemic was just beginning, how budgets are being affected, and a shift among readers toward more digital technologies.
Later, we’ll have our WQA tip.
Our guest is Gary Hatch, of Hatch Global Consulting Services and the Chair of the Research Task Force for the Contaminant Occurrence Map project for the Water Quality Research Foundation.
Gary discusses how the task force helped to guide the research for the Contaminant Occurrence map, which you can find at wqrf.org/map. Gary has some great insights into how to use the map and how the map will evolve over time.
Later, we'll have our WQA Tip -- how you can still benefit from WQA Member Appreciation Month.
Our guest is Tanya Lubner, PhD and WQA’s Director of Professional Certification & Training.
In this episode, we’ll replay the most recent WQA Coffee Break, where Tanya discusses the impact of ethics training, the credibility of following ethical practices, understanding the role of WQA’s Code of Ethics, and how you can use the Ethics training with your team.
Our guest in this episode of WQA Radio is Ted Jones, Vice President, North American Dealer Sales, Kinetico Incorporated. Ted discusses his role with Kinetico, his family history in the water treatment industry, his passion for the value of WQA and his outlook for 2021 amid the continuing pandemic.
Our guest is longtime WQA member and past WQA president John Packard.
We talk with John about his company, Culligan Water Conditioning of Minnetonka, Minnesota, and its response to the pandemic, how he changed his communication strategy with his 32 dealerships and all of his employees as a result of the crisis, and how he views the value of WQA Membership.
Our guest is Frank DeSilva, National Sales Manager of Resin Tech. He also chairs the WQA Federal Government Affairs Committee.
In this episode, we talk with Frank about the new Resin Tech manufacturing facility in New Jersey, how he makes ion exchange a more interesting topic for conversations and sales presentations, and one of the positives he sees coming out of the pandemic.
Later, we’ll have our WQA tip.
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In this episode, we’ll hear a portion of the remarks Congressman Dan Kildee (D-Michigan) made during the joint federal and state and regional government affairs committee meeting at the Mid-Year Leadership Conference.
Congressman Kildee begins his presentation with the latest on PFAS and his efforts to find bipartisan solutions to the problem. He also talks about federal infrastructure spending.
Later, we’ll get a regulatory update from Kathleen Burbidge and our WQA tip.