Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial and industrial water treatment industry. WQA’s education and professional certification programs have been providing industry-standardized training and credentialing since 1977. The WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying products that contribute to the safe consumption of water since 1959. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). WQA also publishes a consumer-friendly website, betterwatertoday.org.