Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for information regarding water treatment and water quality standards? Iowa WQA receives numerous calls and emails with questions. We’ve posted the most commonly asked questions. If you don’t see your question just email or call us and we would be happy to help answers any water-related question you might have.

Case Studies

For over 40 years, members of the Iowa WQA have been dedicated to providing the highest quality water to individuals and businesses in Iowa. Their superior water treatment systems and services can be designed to fit any size problem – from a small lake house with hard water to a 5,000 employee manufacturing firm with high purity water requirements. Read our case studies to learn how Iowa WQA members have helped a variety of businesses improve their water quality and save thousands of dollars.

Definitions and Water Treatment Terminology

Common water treatment terms defined as well as water problems.

Water Treatment for Dummies – A WQA Publication

Learn more about water treatment methods, products and services.

Interactive Contaminant Occurrence Map


Additional useful water treatment and quality websites.