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Why Join CWQA



Meet and connect with others in the industry 

Experience CWQA’s Spring Training & Member's Forum Event 

Many volunteer opportunities available on committees 

Become certified in water treatment
E-newsletter of information and knowledge exchange delivered monthly to your inbox 
Reduced rates for all CWQA activities and training  

Support for all your technical questions 

Help establish CWQA’s Board of Directors and strategic objectives

Influence the national voice for your water treatment industry 

Participate in feedback to government ministries and stakeholders 


 About CWQA



Membership with CWQA provides the following:


  • Professional curriculum development and facilitation
  • Certification courses for Certified Water Technician, Certified Installer and certification in Disinfection, Reverse Osmosis (RO), Water Filtration and Distillation
  • Alliance with various provincial education regulators such as Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)
  • Business management sessions to support member needs

Industry Promotion & Advocacy

  • CWQA is recognized as a strong national voice for the water quality industry
  • Various networking opportunities 
  • For Consumers:  we direct them to our members; answer inquiries; provide education about industry
  • With other organizations: we provide joint efforts and share information

Legislation/Regulatory Relations

  • Influence provincial and municipal regulations and standards across Canada 
  • Sit on various industry committees to provide industry input
  • Help develop and maintain codes and standards
  • Advocate for members in all legislative and regulatory matters 

Knowledge Exchange

  • Member access to standards resource library
  • Member notice of upcoming legislative/regulatory changes or additions and codes/standards 
  • Sharing of studies, reports and analysis
  • Spring annual meeting to engage members, share information and promote the industry 
  • Build strategic alliances with relevant organizations in the US and Canada
  • Technical advice through Ask the Expert service or calling our 1-800 number
  • Monthly electronic newsletter
  • Seminars, workshops, lunch and learns
  • Various volunteer opportunities on committee

CWQA Members must be able to abide by our

 Code of Ethics




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