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Health Canada: Overview Of Water Treatment Devices
Health Canada provides an overview of water treatment devices including introduction, different types, potential health problems and suggestions on what you can do to reduce these problems.

Lenntech: FAQ On Safe Drinking Water
Lenntech provides answers to some common questions about drinking water.
Industry Sectors

CWQA: Canadian Water Quality Association
Canadian Water Quality Assoication represents industry members involved in water quality improvement for homes, businesses, industry and institutions in areas of drinking water and working water. It is the national source consumer information, certified education courses, technical information and industry resources.
Information Sources

Health Canada: Resource Site On Water Quality & Health
Canada government Health Canada site provides information on water quality and health, including introduction to water quality, drinking water, recreational water, wastewater and health and water pollution and more.

US EPA: Database On Water Treatability & Processes
US Environmental Protection Agency online Drinking Water Treatability Database has referenced information on control of contaminants in drinking water. It allows access to regulated and unregulated contaminants, contaminant properties, and treatment processes used by drinking water utilities.

US EPA: Resource Site On Water Topics
US Environmental Protection Agency provides information on drinking water, water bodies, wastewater and water treatment, monitoring and preventing water pollution, infrastucture finance, water research, water resilence and what you can do.
Issues & Performance

ASPE: Standard For Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems
Water Quality Association and American Society of Plumbing Engineers new standard WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-803: Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems has been officially recognized by ANSI as an American National Standard.

ASPE: Water Quality Company Sustainable Management Standard
American Society of Plumbing Engineers and the Water Quality Association standard WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-801: Sustainable Management has been officially approved by the American National Standards Institute. IT can be used to evaluate a company's sustainability-related governance and management practices.

BC Gov: Drinking Water Regulations & Water Quality Information
BC Ministry Of Health provides information on regulations for drinking water, information on water quality, and links to more resources.

Health Canada: Guidelines For Canadian Drinking Water Quality
Health Canada Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality summary table describes health-based guidelines of the known health effects associated with each contaminant, on exposure levels and on the availability of treatment and analytical technologies. (PDF)

PHCP Pros: Water Quality Standards & Legislation
PHCP Pros looks at how the US and other countries protect drinking water for their citizens.

PM Engineer: Climate Change Role In Water Quality
PM Engineer says climate change and its role in water quality needs to be researched.

BC Gov: Living Water Smart Resource Site On Water Conservation & Quality
BC Living Water Smart provides information on the government plans, FAQ, doing business differently, preparing communities, choosing to be water smart, and more.

GBA: Where Water Is Scarce, Communities Turn to Wastewater
Green Building Advisor says as the era of dam building winds down, some regions turn to local and less expensive methods to deliver drinking water.
Product Supply

Consumer Reports: Water Filter Buying Guide
Consumer Reports provides information on water filters explaining how they can improve the taste of your water and may even protect you from harmful contaminants. Filters have become simpler to install and more convenient to maintain. Their tests of carafes, faucet-mounted, undersink, countertop, and reverse-osmosis filters found options suitable for removing lead and many common contaminants.
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