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Types of Membership

 

 

* First-time new members to CWQA receive a 50% discount to their first year's annual dues.

 

The fiscal year of the association runs January 1st to December 31st and membership dues apply for the full fiscal year.  Applicable GST/HST for your province applies to all membership dues. 

 


  

Dealer/Retailer

Any individual or firm or corporation engaged in the retail selling, leasing or renting of water industry equipment, products and/or services to the end user or consumer, OR any individual, firm or corporation that purchases water industry equipment and products on their own account for resale, lease or rent to consumers in the course of which they warehouse and promote the sale, lease or rent of such equipment and products.  Such members shall be directly involved in the installation and service of such materials.  Membership includes all employees of the company.  Dealer members shall have all the rights and privileges of membership including holding elective office and voting.

 

Membership Dues:

  • Volume over $1,000,000 - $1,255 / year
  • Volume over $650,000 but less than $1,000,000 - $940 / year
  • Volume over $250,000 but less than $650,000 - $625 / year
  • Volume less than $250,000 - $255 / year

  

 


 

 

Manufacturer

Any individual, firm or corporation, one of whose primary objective is to manufacture products, equipment and parts, pertaining to the water treatment industry.  Membership includes all employees of the company.  Manufacturer members shall have all the rights and privileges of membership including holding elective office and voting.

 

Membership Dues:

 

  • The minimum membership dues investment is $3,120 and maximum is $12,440.  Method of assessment is based on 1/7th of 1% of volume (see description below).

  

 


 

 

Master Distributor

Any individual, firm or corporation, one of whose primary objectives is the EXCLUSIVE first importer of water treatment equipment and parts, where the manufacturer is outside of and with no presence in Canada.  Membership includes all employees of the company.  Master distributor members shall have all the rights and privileges of membership including holding elective office and voting.

 

Membership Dues:

 

  • The minimum membership dues investment is $1,365 and maximum is $8,400.  Method of assessment is based on 1/7th of 1% of volume (see description below)

  

 


 

Wholesale Supplier

Any individual, firm or corporation, one of whose primary objectives is to assemble and wholesale water treatment equipment and parts, or any individual, firm or corporation, one of whose primary objectives is the supply of goods pertaining to the water treatment industry.  Such members shall not be directly involved in the installation and service of such materials.  Membership includes all employees of the company.  Wholesale supplier members shall have all the rights and privileges of membership including holding elective office and voting.

 

Membership Dues:

 

  • The minimum membership dues investment is $1,365 and maximum is $12,440.  Method of assessment is based on 1/7th of 1% of volume (see description below). 

  

 


 

Allied Company

Allied membership is open to any individual, firm or corporation engaged in a field or endeavour related to the water industry who supports the objectives of this association and who is not otherwise eligible for membership.  An example of an allied member company would be a technical institute, standards organization, association, trade organization, or consulting firm.  Membership includes all employees of the company.

 

Membership Dues:

  • $373 / year

  

 


 

 

Allied Individual

Allied membership is open to any individual interested in the water treatment industry who supports the objectives of this association and who is not otherwise eligible for membership. Membership includes one individual.

 

Membership Dues:

  • $170 / year 

 

 


 

 

Volume Calculation 

Volume is based on gross receipts from service, rental, and sale of water deionizers, reverse osmosis, feeders, chlorinators, ultraviolet, distillers, water systems, dealkalizers, resins, bottled water and dispensers, component parts and the sales of salt, soap, detergents, service and allied products.

 

 

 

 

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