See February 2017 OWQA Newsletter
includes highlights of 2016 meeting.
can be a powerful way to build your brand in the market
When used effectively on the properties of residential
and commercial customers yard signs can help bolster
your local reputation. This implicit endorsement by
friends and neighbors helps to reinforce your
trustworthiness in the community.
The laws that govern the
placement of these signs in public thoroughfares and
public spaces such as shopping centers are as varied as
the locations themselves. Each municipality regulates
the use of these signs in their own way. County, state,
and federal roads all address sign placement and
permissibility differently. If you choose to utilize
yard signs in these public places, be advised that you
must fully investigate and understand these rules or
risk steep fines.
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Water Quality Association
The Ohio Water Quality Association (OWQA) is the state
trade association representing the water treatment
in Ohio with government agencies, consumer protection
groups and other associations to guard the rights of
homeowners and Ohio Water Treatment Professionals.
Each OWQA member pledges to uphold all principles of
fair, competitive selling.
OWQA is proud to support the Water Quality Association.
WQA is the international trade association representing
the household, commercial, industrial and small
community water treatment industry. The WQA offers a
wealth of information right at your fingertips and can
be reached by clicking on the link in the main menu at
the top of the page.
If you are considering
soft water treatment,
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Consumer Protection Standards Help Build, Keep Public
OWQA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics concerned
with business practices that encourage consumer respect.
As a result, our water treatment industry has earned
public confidence at a period when many other businesses
have lost it.
OWQA Code of Ethics
The members of this association pledge to uphold all
principles of fair, competitive selling. So that we may
merit the esteem of the customers in the communities we
1. We offer honest, truthful, clear and completely
described values at all times in all circumstances.
2. We tell our customers all they wish to know and
everything they are entitled to know about our products
and services so that they may make informed decisions
and enjoy maximum satisfaction.
3. We use and therefore stand behind only those
guarantees and warranties which are reasonable, specific
and may dependably be fulfilled.
4. We avoid the use of misleading devices or schemes
which could tend to promise capacity or performance
beyond the limits recommended by the manufacturers of
our products and supplies.
5. We sell our products and services on their own
merits, without attempting to downgrade those of our
competitors. For we all belong to one industry and the
public reputation of that industry is dependent upon our