What is a Certified Water Specialist?
A Certified Water Specialist (CWS) has been certified by the Water Quality Association USA in helping consumers identify individuals in the point-of-use/point-of-entry water quality improvement industry who have demonstrated a certified level of professional expertise and are dedicated to high professional standards.
To achieve any WQA-certified title (CWS, CI, CSR), a person must pass a lengthy exam, agree to abide by the WQA Code of Ethics for the Water Quality Improvement Industry and commit to ongoing education to maintain certification.
CWS Level Requirements/Issues:
- Water Treatment Fundamentals
- Water Processing for Residential, Commercial, & Light-Industrial Applications
- Legal Considerations
- Hazard Communications
- Water Chemistry Terms and Definitions
- Must Sign and Abide by the WQA Code of Ethics